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A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL SILVER-SHAPE SMALL COFFEE POT AND COVER CIRCA 1753-55

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PERIOD: 18th century

A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL SILVER-SHAPE SMALL COFFEE POT AND COVER CIRCA 1753-55 painted on either side of the fluted pear-shaped body in gilding delineated in iron-red and oxidized silver with the arms of the Royal Prussian Bengal Company of Emden between male supporters holding banners inscribed TURBOR or HINC COPIA RERUM above a double-gourd-shaped panel inscribed with the monogram VKPBCE bisecting the motto NON NISI EIANTE NUMINE, the cover decorated on either side with a gilt flowering branch, and each piece with a gilt floral meander border near the rim. The lower body with a hair crack and the rim with a shallow chip.

PRIX: $3000

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