• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 493

    A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URN AND COVER

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" URN AND COVER
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of neoclassical shield shape, the shoulder flanked by gilt upright foliate handles, the body brightly enameled with detailed court scenes, the cover, neck and foot with gold-ground bands of butterflies among flowers and fruit, the finial as a woman taking tea
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION