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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 76

18 Assorted Pieces of Ceramics, Wax Portrait

Estimate: $200 - $400

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late 19th/20th century, assorted tableware, dishes, vessels, and figures, some marked (including Haviland, Johann Seltmann, China Trader, etc.), many unmarked, largest object 11-1/2 in.; together with an early 20th century framed wax portrait of George Washington, incised "G. Rouse Sept / Gen George Washington 1797", 15-1/2 x 13-1/2 in.

Provenance: Property from the Brooklyn Museum


surface dirt and accretion, scattered scratches and small chips, rubbing and losses to gilding, tape residue, typical wear to bases; black glazed teapot with broken spout and numerous cracks throughout; Johann Seltmann pitcher with small hairline at spout; horses with crazing; swan handled vase with chip to foot; wax portrait with staining, numerous cracks and lifting; oval dish with scene of children with rim chip and several cracks to underside

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Property from the Brooklyn Museum