11 November 2003
A FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER FOR THE ENGLISH MARKET
Of oblong octagonal form with hare-head handles and frond foliage finial, enamelled and gilt with the arms of Wolney, with crest, the rims with gilt bamboo and floral sprigs at the corners
13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide
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For the arms, see D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London, 1974, p.385; Mr. Howard points out that the crest is not recorded for Wolney, but is similar to that of Coe.
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Please note that this lot is from a private American West Coast collection.
From a Private West Coast Collection
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