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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 73

    A PAIR OF ARMORIAL TUREEN STANDS

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ARMORIAL TUREEN STANDS
    CIRCA 1765
    A richly enamelled coat-of-arms of Cotton quartering Noble and Hill in the center of each with falcon crest and scrollwork mantling trailing blossoms, on the rim four sprays of spring berries and blossoms
    14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) wide (2)


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    D.S. Howard, op. cit., vol. I, p. 510, explains the Cotton baronetcy and relations, noting pieces from the service in the Henry Farnham Burke sale of 1913 and the Tudor-Craig sales of 1923-25. The present examples bearing RCE collection labels.