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CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL WINE COOLER

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PERIOD: 18th century

CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL WINE COOLER the cylindrical body painted on the front and reverse in underglaze-blue and gold with the Royal Arms of France as borne by Louis XV encircled by the collars of the Orders of Saint-Michel and Saint-Esprit interrupting a floral-scroll border around the rim, the sides applied with grotesque-mask handles flanked by a branch of prunus blossoms and pomegranates and a gourd in a dish supported by a lotus sprig repeated on the interior beneath a diaper border around the rim.

PRIX: $50000

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