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    George and Martha Washington: A Lovely Pair of 19th Century Hand-painted Paris Porcelain Urns. Possibly intended for use as vases, they are elegantly formed and decorated, and in beautiful condition. Height of each is 9.375", no maker's mark.

    Paris porcelain objects are perhaps the most sought-after and valuable of china pieces honoring American presidents and historic figures. We are aware of a private sale of a pair of large urns picturing Andrew Jackson and Lafayette at well in excess of $100,000, as well as a recent private sale of a James Monroe at the $50,000 level. This fine pair are Ex-personal collection of Rex Stark, Purchased at Christie's in the 1980s. Published: Arman's Anglo-American Ceramics, page 256.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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