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Chinese Export Porcelain Teapot with Arms of New York State, Ca. 1790

China Ca, 1790

A rare lighthouse form teapot made for the New York market near the end of the 18th Century. Not many pieces with this design survive and this is the first teapot I’ve seen. A tea caddy and a saucer with the Arms of New York State are illustrated in COLLECTING CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN by Elinor Gordon pages 140 and 141. From the Estate of Vernon C. Stoneman who was the author of two books on the Boston Federal Period cabinet makers John and Thomas Seymour.

Price

$3800

Condition

Excellent except for a well done old chip repair to the edge of the lid rim and light rubbing of the gold, mostly on the finial.

Measurements

9.25" H, 8.25" L, 5.12" Diam. at base

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