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RARE PAIRE DE TERRINES COUVERTES EN PORCELAINE ARMORIEE
RARE PAIRE DE TERRINES COUVERTES EN PORCELAINE ARMORIEE

CHINE, CIRCA 1750-55

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RARE PAIRE DE TERRINES COUVERTES EN PORCELAINE ARMORIEE
CHINE, CIRCA 1750-55
En forme de melons, les côtés rehaussés des armes du Comte Tessin, la prise du couvercle en forme de petit melon rattaché à un branchage feuillagé ; très petites égrenures
Longueur: 14 cm. (5½ in.) (2)
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A RARE PAIR OF ARMORIAL MELON-SHAPED TUREENS AND COVERS
CHINA, CIRCA 1750-55

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Count Tessin (1695-1770) was Swedish ambassador to Paris, a writer and, according to M. Beurdeley, 'a man of liberal views'; see M. Beurdeley, Porcelain of the East India Companies, London, 1962, p. 197, cat. 202 for a tureen and cover from this service.

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