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PROPERTY FORMERLY IN AN IMPORTANT VIETNAMESE ROYAL COLLECTION

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SET OF FOUR ITEMS (I) A SILVER CIGAR BOX, MEXICO, 20TH CENTURY, OF RECTANGULAR FORM, LID ENGRAVED, WOOD-LINED, STRUCK 925 STERLING (II) PEARL HAIR PIN (III) A SMALL WHITE CARVED "DRAGON AND CLOUDS" CERAMIC JAR (IV) A POLYCHROME DESIGN ‘CARTOUCHES’ VASE WITH MASK HANDLES
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PROPERTY FORMERLY IN AN IMPORTANT VIETNAMESE ROYAL COLLECTION

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SET OF FOUR ITEMS (I) A SILVER CIGAR BOX, MEXICO, 20TH CENTURY, OF RECTANGULAR FORM, LID ENGRAVED, WOOD-LINED, STRUCK 925 STERLING (II) PEARL HAIR PIN (III) A SMALL WHITE CARVED "DRAGON AND CLOUDS" CERAMIC JAR (IV) A POLYCHROME DESIGN ‘CARTOUCHES’ VASE WITH MASK HANDLES
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SET OF FOUR ITEMS (I) A SILVER CIGAR BOX, MEXICO, 20TH CENTURY, OF RECTANGULAR FORM, LID ENGRAVED, WOOD-LINED, STRUCK 925 STERLING (II) PEARL HAIR PIN (III) A SMALL WHITE CARVED "DRAGON AND CLOUDS" CERAMIC JAR (IV) A POLYCHROME DESIGN ‘CARTOUCHES’ VASE WITH MASK HANDLES



(i) 21.5 by 34.5 by 4 cm; 8 1/2  by 13 1/2  by 1 3/4  in.
(ii) 10 cm; 4 in.
(iii) 24.5 by 20 by 8.5 cm; 9 3/4  by 7 3/4  by 3 1/2  in.
(iv) 30 by 15.5 by 8 cm; 11 3/4  by 6 1/4  by 3 1/4  in.
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Provenance

Acquired directly from the Estate of the late Princess Lechi Tran Oggari Rodriguez of Vietnam and Fayetteville, North Carolina
Private Collection, USA

Catalogue Note

(i) The lid is engraved with the description:

To  His Excellency Tran Van Chuoug, Ambassador of Viet-Nam to the United States of America from his colleagues of the diplomatic corps
Signed, Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa, Ambassador of Nicaragua, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps
Washington, DC, August 22, 1963.

(iii) The ovoid body gently rising from a tapered foot to a small mouth, the exterior carved overall with a dragon writhing through scrolling clouds, the base impressed with illegible character(s)

(iv) Probably Vietnamese, late 19th-20th century Decorated in brown, turquoise, blue colors with cartouches of figures, flowers and birds, all among scrolls of flowers. Signed and dated 60 at the base.

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