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Chinese Export Porcelain Plate with Valentine or Altar of Love Pattern

Auction:
2710B
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

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.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Peter Rosenberg, Private Trader, David S. Howard

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