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Patriotic Export Porcelain Vase

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Patriotic Export Porcelain Vase, China, c. 1920-38, flared rim and narrow neck above the baluster-form body decorated on each side with a female figure bearing a sword and American shield behind an American bald eagle clutching arrows, ht. 12 1/2 in.

Literature: See Fuchs II, Ronald W., and Jennifer L. Mass, "Deciphering The Declaration of Independence on Chinese Export Porcelain," American Ceramic Circle Journal, Vol. XV:169-187, 2009, for a discussion of this small group of Chinese export porcelain.
Estimate $600-800

Wear on enamel figures, an in the making flaw on the side extending into one figure, a firing crack in the base.


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.

Keywords

China, Chinese export porcelain, Chinese porcelain, Eagle, Economic history of China, Porcelain, Pottery, Shield, Vase

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