21 - 22 September 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000
PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN
A PAIR OF MOTTAHEDEH PORCELAIN CHINESE EXPORT STYLE ICE PAILS
MODERN, BLACK PRINTED AND IMPRESSED MARKS
Each in the green Fitzhugh style for the American market, with a United States spread-winged eagle, the interior with a medallion of the Capitol above an eagle holding a banner reading Reagan and Bush, encircled by the words INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT, the underside inscribed Candlelight Dinner, January 18th, 1981 and with green inventory labels
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diameter
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