Export Porcelain Vessel
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
- Date / Time :
- November 19, 2016 10:00AM
Export Porcelain Vessel, China, c. 1920-38, the bulbous upper section joined by ring turning to a domed base, polychrome floral decoration surrounds a scene of a figure on horseback with a second figure beside him, apparently based on John Trumbull's 1820 oil painting Surrender of Cornwallis, ht. 5 1/4 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.
Note: On January 27, 2014, Christie's New York sold a similarly decorated fruit basket stand, as Lot 434.
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