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Nine Assorted Chinese Export Items

Auction:
2482
Lot:
182
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Nine Assorted Chinese Export Items, 19th century, a pair of painted zinc wall pockets issuing white porcelain flowers on sheet iron stems, a box containing carved ivory chess pieces, a typewritten note tucked inside indicates it was brought home to Fairhaven, Massachusetts, on the clipper ship Flying Cloud in 1861; three gilt-lacquered tea caddies, one containing a porcelain teabowl, both decorated with the same monogram and eagle motif; a watercolor on ivory portrait miniature of a lady in an ornately carved wooden easel frame, two small oval lacquered bowls centered with wiggling carved tortoiseshell turtle figures under glass, ht. 1 3/4-11 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Painting, Watercolor painting

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