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    Sale 5362

    Christie's Interiors

    12 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 196

    A PAIR OF CHINESE ARMORIAL WINE COOLERS

    1815

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CHINESE ARMORIAL WINE COOLERS
    1815
    With twin shell handles, painted to the body with the Arms of Nelson of Grimston in Yorkshire, the rims deocrated in famille rose enamels with blossoming flowers on a black ground
    7½in. (19cm.) high (2)


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    For similar pieces see D.S Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, pp.784.

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