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    A CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN GILT BRONZE MOUNTED COVERED TUREEN
    14-1/2 x 20-1/2 x 12 inches (36.8 x 52.1 x 30.5 cm)

    The two-handled covered oval porcelain tureen with painted garden scene and floral decoration to the porcelain lid and body, with gilt bronze scrolling leaf finial, rim with egg and dart border supporting bellflower garland handles laying over ceramic handles, swaged base resting on four paw feet.


    Condition Report*: The tureen with surface scratches commensurate with age, chips to each porcelain handle, wear and chips to raised fluting to lid, wear and chips to cinched waist, stress fractures to bottom and sides of vessel, some missing gilt and pitting to bronze mounts.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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