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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 146

    A PARIS GILT WHITE ZOOLOGICAL PART TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE

    CIRCA 1820, VARIOUS INCISED MARKS

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    A PARIS GILT WHITE ZOOLOGICAL PART TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    Circa 1820, various incised marks
    Painted in bright colors between gilt bands with a single animal named in French within the landscape vignette, paper labels with museum accession numbers inscribed in ink 1963.59-64, comprising:
    A baluster coffee-pot and cover, 10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) high
    A cylindrical teapot and cover, 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
    A milk-jug, 7½ in. (19 cm.) high
    A sugar-bowl, cover lacking, 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high
    Three coffee-cans and saucers, 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diameter, the saucers (12)


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