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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    TWO CHELSEA COS-LETTUCE TUREENS AND TWO COVERS

    CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARKS TO ONE

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO CHELSEA COS-LETTUCE TUREENS AND TWO COVERS
    CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARKS TO ONE
    Each naturalistically modeled, its leaves with puce veins and shaded from bright green to pale yellow, a leaf on the cover curled to form a finial
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) wide (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With The Antique Porcelain Company, Ltd., London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND