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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 203

    THREE ENGLISH KAKIEMON WARES

    CIRCA 1755-1758, ALMOST CERTAINLY NOW

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    THREE ENGLISH KAKIEMON WARES
    CIRCA 1755-1758, almost certainly Now
    Each painted in the 'Quail' or 'Partridge' pattern within an border of iron-red flowering vine, comprising:
    A large beaker with branch handles issuing from forget-me-not terminals, 3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high; 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide overall
    An oblong octagonal platter, 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) long
    A coffee-can and saucer, 4 7/8 in. (12.2 cm.) diameter, the saucer (4)


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    The two-handled cup would appear to be a rare shape, its heavy potting and the flowers of the terminals typical of Bow.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA (LOTS 131-214)