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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    TWO DUTCH DELFT TEA CANISTERS

    IN THE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, BLUE ENTWINED AG MARKS TO BOTH

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO DUTCH DELFT TEA CANISTERS
    IN THE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, BLUE ENTWINED AG MARKS TO BOTH
    In the Chinoiserie taste, each of rectangular form with a band of fretwork at the shoulder, painted with a robed woman and man beneath a large blooming flower, a bird perched among the leaves, the sides with a long-legged exotic bird below peony and other blooms, the blue and white example with a replacement Chinese porcelain cover
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high, the polychrome example (3)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note, the second line of the description in the printed catalogue should read:
    IN THE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, BLUE ENTWINED AG MARKS


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (LOTS 2-5)