11 November 2003
From a Private West Coast Collection
A FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL SOUP-TUREEN, COVER AND STAND FOR THE ENGLISH MARKET
Of oblong octagonal form with gilt and iron-red hare-head handles and foliage frond finial, enamelled with the arms of Stevenson with Cockayne (or Cockburn) in pretence, with crest, within floral garlands and small wreaths suspended from a gilt band with green enamel dart-pattern at the rims, ears chipped
the stand 14½ in. (37 cm.) wide
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For the arms, see D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol.II, London, 2003, p.459.
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Please note that this lot is from a private American West Coast collection.
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