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September 19, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Two Pairs of Export Porcelain Cups

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2843BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 19, 2015 11:00AM


Two Pairs of Export Porcelain Cups, China, one pair with scalloped rims, each exterior decorated with a larger and a smaller shishi lion playing with a ball, six-character Daoguang mark on base; the other pair with ribbed sides on the interiors and scalloped rims, decorated with branches of peaches and pomegranates, the centers with a roundel depicting a pair of birds in a tree, dia. to 4 5/8 in.

Provenance: From the estate of Peter K. Warren.
Estimate $300-500

one lion cup with two hairline cracks at rim, minor gilt loss, chips to foot rim of one ribbed cup.

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Peter K. Warren, China