A RARE AMERICAN MARKET PUCE SHIPPING CUP AND SAUCER
A RARE AMERICAN MARKET PUCE SHIPPING CUP AND SAUCER

QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1785

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A RARE AMERICAN MARKET PUCE SHIPPING CUP AND SAUCER
QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1785
Large ship flies the American flag
5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diameter, the saucer

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Lot Essay

Ships of the new nation were portrayed on Chinese export porcelain, but this puce tea and coffee service - certainly a special order - is apparently unrecorded.
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