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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 337

    AN ARMORIAL TEACADDY AND COVER

    YONGZHENG PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    AN ARMORIAL TEACADDY AND COVER
    YONGZHENG PERIOD
    Of canted rectangular form, enamelled to the front with the Grice crest of a wild boar within a blue scrollwork cartouche, on a cell-pattern ground, the rims with gilt stylized lotus
    4 in. (10.1 cm.) high (2)


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    Pieces from this service have been incorrectly attributed to the Harper family in the past, but Howard has since proved them to be from the Grice family from Brokedish in Norfolk.

    Literature

    D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 163, pl. 179