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    Rhyton

    Hollow Cup molded in the form of a water buffalo head and decorated in polychrome enamels.

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    Bowl with oval panels - detail of young fisherman

    Grisaille touched gold. 3 oval panels: The Resurrection, Fisherman, Neptune and Venus. Floral sprigs between. Variation of spearhead border & center floral sprig inside bowl.

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    Tankard

    Pink, lavender, and green floral swags top trim. Large ship, on green sea, showing American flag. Saturday Night written above ship. Reed entwined handle. Famille Rose.

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    Plate

    Large central scene of Baptism of Christ in iron red and gold. Fruit & flower border with putti holding banner inscribed "Mat 3: 16" a reference perhaps to a Bible passage found in Matthew 3:16.

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    Oval Platter by Fitzhugh pattern

    Exuberant green Fitzhugh border and 4 panels. Center design is shield with initials in front of sepia eagle with spread wings.

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    Carrak Bottle

    Blue and white kendi. Beginning in the 14th C., the kendi also was made for export. Kendi was a drinking vessel with a long neck for filling and a short spout for drinking. The shape originated in Persia; kendi is a Persian word.

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    Dish - Old Man, Young Boy, Flowering Branches by Fitzhugh pattern

    Decorated in underglaze blue, with three clusters of flowering branches on the rim, the center of flowering branches on the rim, the center cluster containing a fleur-de-lis, trellis diaper interspersed with florets and reserved panels of beribboned emblems in the well, central scene depicting an old man and a young boy.

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    Dish by Fitzhugh pattern

    Kidney shape with scalloped rim; decorated in polychrome enamels, with a border of diapers, frets, scales, butterflies, and sprays on the rim, honeycomb-diaper band at the well, central emblem of an eagle bearing a shield and holding a laurel branch in one talon and arrows in the other, and with a banner inscribed E Pluribus Unum.

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    Exportware Plate with Don Quixote imagery

    Depicts Don Quixote, lance in hand, "Mimbrino's Helmet" (a barber's bowl) on his head, astride Rosinante, and led by Sancho Panza. Floral sprigs in rim touched in gold. Outer foliate border.

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    L'urne Mysterieuse Plate

    Copied from an engraving -"L'urne Mysterieuse". Base on urn outlines profiles of Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette and commemorates their deaths. Profiles of Dauphin and Madam Royal hidden in branches. Dot & blue spear border.

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    Famille Rose, Tankard

    British market tankard in Famille Rose pattern. Has 3 crests of pelican below a reversed 'MERUI'.

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    Helmet Creamer and Small vase

    CREAMER: Multi-colored flowers around base and lip and on reed like handle. Eagle on front and scene on side of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence. VASE: Continuous polychrome scene of Declaration of Independence. American spread eagle with shield & banner. Meandering floral borders and gold spear on collar.

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    Teapot and Sugar Bowl

    Drum-shaped teapot with crossed handles, leaf and berry terminals, and flat cover, bell shaped sugar bowl on a pedestal foot with crossed handles and domed cover, both with a strawberry knob; decorated with gold accents and crisscrossed parallel lines in thick blue enamel. (copied from silver examples pattern perhaps imitates trellis work)

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    Hong Punch Bowl

    Trading area for foreign countries on the Pearl River in Canton, China. American flag and flags of Sweden, England, Holland, Denmark, Spain, Bourbon France. Floral inner border.

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    Bowl with oval design - detail of the Resurrection scene

    Grisaille touched gold. 3 oval panels: The Resurrection, Fisherman, Neptune and Venus. Floral sprigs between. Variation of spearhead border & center floral sprig inside bowl.

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    Reticulated Cup and Saucer

    Both covered by honeycomb like grid. Border decoration is sepia with plum flowers in medallions. Mauve star-burst design on cup. Saucer with one flower in central medallion. Famille Rose.

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    Eagle Coffee pot

    Worn gold border top rim. Reed entwined handle. Berry finial on top. Eagle on both sides. Sepia color. Plain shield and background behind head with gold stars.

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    Budai Statue

    This figure probably Budai Heshang, the Maitreya Buddha. "Budai" means cloth bag and refers to the hemp sack in which Budai Heshang carried his possessions.

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    Teabowl and Saucer

    Decorated in polychrome enamels and gold, teabowl and saucer with partial border of spearheads at the rim and central scene of the Crucifixion.

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    Dish - E Pluribus Unum by Fitzhugh pattern

    Kidney shaped with scalloped rim; decorated in polychrome enamels, with border of diapers, frets, scales, butterflies, and sprays on the rim, honeycomb-diaper band at the well, central emblem of an eagle bearing a shield and holding a laurel branch in one talon and arrows in the other, and with a banner inscribed E Pluribus Unum.

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    Bowl with oval design - detail of Neptune rising from the water)

    Grisaille touched gold. 3 oval panels: The Resurrection, Fisherman, Neptune and Venus. Floral sprigs between. Variation of spearhead border & center floral sprig inside bowl.

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    Don Quixote Plate

    Depicts Don Quixote, lance in hand, "Mimbrino's Helmet" (a barber's bowl) on his head, astride Rosinante, and led by Sancho Panza. Floral sprigs in rim touched in gold. Outer foliate border.

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    Wine Pot

    Of bundled bamboo form with flat cover and knob; decorated on the biscuit in famille jaune and famille verte enamels with "leopard skin" pattern.