03-02-2014 03-02-2014
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2710B Boston
March 2, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Chinese Export Porcelain Plate with Valentine or Altar of Love Pattern

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2710B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 02, 2014 10:00AM


Chinese Export Porcelain Plate with Valentine or Altar of Love Pattern, mid-18th century, decorated with emblems of love in a landscape setting, with gilt European scroll and shell border, (minor rim chips), dia. 9 in.

Provenance: Estate of Peter Rosenberg.

Literature: This pattern is illustrated and discussed in The Choice of the Private Trader, David S. Howard, pp. 89-91.
Estimate $200-300

A few minute chips on the underside of rim barely noticable unless under very close inspection.

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Peter Rosenberg, Private Trader, David S. Howard