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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 48

    TWO CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER ARMORIAL 'BENGAL TIGER' PLATES

    CIRCA 1796-1798, IRON-RED SCRIPT MARKS

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    TWO CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER ARMORIAL 'BENGAL TIGER' PLATES
    CIRCA 1796-1798, IRON-RED SCRIPT MARKS
    Each painted with a crest of a deer before a tree, the border in the famille verte palette with four radiating panels alternating either a stylized dragon or vases in a still life on a table, the border with cell-pattern and half flower-heads, gilt scalloped rims
    8 5/8 in. (21.8 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Variously known as 'Bengal Tiger', 'Kylin' and 'Dragon and Compartments', this pattern was taken directly from an early 18th century Chinese famille verte design of the Kangxi period.

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