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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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    Saucer: "The Doctor's Visit to the Emperor"

    Saucer decorated with "The Doctor's Visit to the Emperor" after a design by Cornelis Pronk. For the Dutch market.

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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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    Plate with Black Butterfly Pattern

    Decorated in "Hundred Butterfly" or "Black Butterfly" pattern this plate is decorated in polychrome enamels and gold, with continuous border of sixty butterflies interrupted by four panels, each containing two butterflies and a bee, all framed within narrow bands on the rim, central design of two large butterflies encircled by twenty smaller ones and several other flying insects.

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    Plate

    Decorated in underglaze blue, with alternating panels of peaches and auspicious symbols separated by beaded pendants on barned rim, central scene of a bird and grasshopper amongst rocks and flowering foliage within an octafoil medallion reserved on a key scroll and cell diaper ground, roundels alternating with straight lines on the reserve.

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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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    Monteith Bowl

    Of circular form with eight notches on the rim; decorated with an underglaze blue ground on the exterior; with floral lappets and peonies surrounding the eight reserved cartouches containing vessels and vases. On the inside there are eight Buddhist emblems.

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    Bowl by Pierre Charles L'Enfant

    Of rectangular form with notched corners and circular base; decorated in underglaze blue, polychrome enamels, and gold, with cell-diaper border and husk chain at the rim, narrow bands on the base, central winged figure on opposite sides holding a knotted ribbon below which is suspended an eagle emblem, floral sprays on the alternating sides, "Fitzhugh" border on the interior rim together with a cell-diaper band in the center framing a single floral spray.

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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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    Two-handled Vase

    Painted on each side with a petal shaped panel showing a mythical beast, the sides with birds on riverbanks and the neck with flowering plants, all between a pair of ear-shaped handles. Famile Verte pattern.

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    Plate

    Of octagonal form with notched corners; decorated in famille rose enamels and gold with floral sprays on the rim, spearheads at the well, central armorial with the motto.

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    Charger of Lee Family Coat of Arms

    On the border are two alternating scenes painted en grisaille. One is of skyline of London along the Thames River and the other is of the port of Canton along the Pearl River. Symbolizes the trade between the two. In the center is the Lee family crest and coat of arms. As always, the squirrel is directly above the shield and the motto "VIRTUS. VERA EST NOBILITAS" is below.

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    Plate in Famille Rose

    A pair of famille rose plates painted in rich enamel colors with a lady helping her sons bait their fishing line as her companion watches lazily, a yellow diaper border on the well and pink cell on the rim interrupted by bour floral panels.

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    Plate in Famille Rose

    A pair of famille rose plates painted in rich enamel colors with a lady helping her sons bait their fishing line as her companion watches lazily, a yellow diaper border on the well and pink cell on the rim interrupted by bour floral panels.

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    Plate - Blue and White Kraak ware

    Kraak ware, the center decorated with unusual scene of two deer (one spotted) at the water's edge, in a landscape of rocks, flowers, trees. Cracked with raised, unglazed "bumps" in center.

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    Saucer: "Doctor's Visit to the Emperor"

    Saucer decorated with "The Doctor's Visit to the Emperor" after a design by Cornelis Pronk. For the Dutch market.

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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 by Pierre Charles L'Enfant

    Of rectangular form with notched corners and circular base; decorated in underglaze blue, polychrome enamels, and gold, with cell-diaper border and husk chain at the rim, narrow bands on the base, central winged figure on opposite sides holding a knotted ribbon below which is suspended an eagle emblem, floral sprays on the alternating sides, "Fitzhugh" border on the interior rim together with a cell-diaper band in the center framing a single floral spray.

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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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    Plate

    Decorated in underglaze blue , polychrome enamels and gold, with leaf border at the rim, central scene a dancing figure together with the inscription.

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    Possible figure of Immortal called Netsuke

    Ivory (7 total in collection only 1 shown)