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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ELINOR GORDON

A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN 'GREEN FITZHUGH' PATTERN CRESTED OVAL SOUP TUREENS AND COVERS
CIRCA 1820
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ELINOR GORDON

A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN 'GREEN FITZHUGH' PATTERN CRESTED OVAL SOUP TUREENS AND COVERS
CIRCA 1820
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Celebration of the English Country House

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A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN 'GREEN FITZHUGH' PATTERN CRESTED OVAL SOUP TUREENS AND COVERS
CIRCA 1820
each piece painted with the eagle's head crest of Rawson within a garter inscribed with the motto LAUS VIRTUTIS ACTIO.
length 14 1/4 in., 37 cm
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Provenance

The Collection of Laurance S. Rockefeller, sold, Sotheby's New York, October 11, 2005, lot 212.

Catalogue Note

David S. Howard illustrates a vegetable dish and cover from this service, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. II, p. 544, where he notes that Rawson and Company was one of the seven private firms trading at Canton during the 1820s.

A Celebration of the English Country House

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