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Premier Auction | May 19, 2023

Fri, May 19, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 596

Pair of Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain Lidded Vases

Estimate: $500 - $700

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

late 19th century, meiping form with tapered necks, multicolored enamel decoration, floral scrollwork, coat of arms with four ducks within circular cartouche, possibly related to Cornelius Schippers and Judith Bartholomeussen, 11-1/2 in.

Note: A pair of vases with identical decoration but with the cypher CS on a blue shield, instead of three birds, are recorded in Jochem Kroes, Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, pp. 154 and 157 and there attributed to Cornelis Schippers who married Judith Bartholomeussen. Brunk Auctions would like to thank Angela Howard of Heirloom & Howard Ltd for assistance in identifying this lot.


surface dirt, some remnants of putty accretion, rubbing and losses to enamel and gilding; one with possible restoration to shoulder

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