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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 182

    AN INITIALLED FIVE-PIECE GARNITURE

    CIRCA 1795

    Price Realised  

    AN INITIALLED FIVE-PIECE GARNITURE
    CIRCA 1795
    Comprising three baluster vases and covers and a pair of beaker vases, each finely enamelled with shaded sepia rocaillerie ornament above gilt script monogram, all within panels edged in gilt grapevine and reserved on a basketweave ground
    11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high (5)


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    Very like a garniture that descended in the Chew family of Philadelphia, and is illustrated by J. Gordon Lee, Philadelphians and the China Trade, p. 47.