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Chinese Export Rose Canton Helmet Shaped Pitcher, Ca. 1840

China Ca. 1840

A typical Chinese porcelain helmet shaped form exhibiting very strong colors in the decoration including butterflies, peonies and leafage.

Price

$230

Condition

Excellent except for some rubbing of the gold rim, mostly near the spout. This does not sit level from side to side due to a bit of sagging in the kiln. No repairs

Measurements

4" high, 5 1/8" long, 3" wide

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