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    Henry Clay: A Stunning, Unique Hand-painted Paris Porcelain Cup. With its richly detailed color portrait and gleaming gold leaf accents, this is surely one of the most captivating of all political display pieces. Your writer has known this piece for some decades, and it has passed through several prominent collections, yet each renewed acquaintance still takes my breath away. Mint condition except for some trivial wear to the gold trim on the lip. Height 3.75".

    This cup was one of the featured items in the legendary collection of the late Ed Gillette, and was purchased by the consignor for $13,145 in the March 2008 Heritage auction of that collection. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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