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American Market Teapot #3919

A wonderful Chinese Export strap handled drum teapot decorated en grisaille with the stern of a ship flying the American flag seen behind a classical plinth bearing a a gilded monogram “CB”.  6 inches tall. Very good condition, small glaze line to base.

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Etting American Market Dish SOLD#3972

American Market Dish

A great form, this Chinese export shell-shaped serving dish is from a special order dinner service commissioned by Benjamin Etting of Philadelphia, a prominent merchant who traded in Canton between 1821-1837. Very good condition, 10″ tall and pictured in Philadelphia and the China Trade, page 184.

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6 Spooner Pot-De-Cremes #4078 Sold

Set of Six Pot-De-Cremes

From a service made for Capt. Daniel Nicholson Spooner (June 18, 1819 – August 28, 1858?), a partner in the extremely successful China trading concern of Russell and Company in Boston between 1843-1845 and 1852-1857. The Spooner family has new England roots that date back to the 17th century; the Spooner house still stands in Plymouth, MA and is part of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society.

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Edward & Anne Thompson Service #3947

American Market Part Fitzhugh Dinner Service

From a spectacular Orange Fitzhugh service ordered by Richard Thomson, U.S. Consul to Canton, 1822-1823, for his parents Edward and Ann Thomson prominent Philadelphia China Traders. Some retouching to the gilded ciphers. Illustrated in Philadelphians and the China Trade, pg. 152.

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Pair of Spooner Sauce Boats #4077 Sold

Pair of Spooner Sauce Boats

From a service made for Capt. Daniel Nicholson Spooner (June 18, 1819 – August 28), a partner in the extremely successful China rading concern of Russell and Company in Boston between 1843-1845 and 1852-1857. The Spooner family has new England roots that date back to the 17th century; the Spooner house still stands in Plymouth, MA and is part of the Plymouth Antiquarian Society.

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American Cup & Saucer #3796 SOLD

American Market Cup & Saucer

A very fine Chinese Export handled cup and saucer made for the Bache family of Philadelphia, decorated with a sepia landscape most likely after a contemporary print source. Circa 1800, very good condition. Illustrated in Schiffer’s China for America, pg 176.

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Watson of Connecticut #4102 Sold

A nice example of Chinese export for the American Market, this fine shaped plate with an under glaze pseudo-Fitzhugh blue border centers upon the gilded cipher of James Talcott Watson of Connecticut, son of James Watson, who served in the Revolution, was a member of the Order of the Cincinnati, a New York State Senator and prominent Manhattan merchant. Both father and son had Chinese export dinner services. This piece belonged to the son James Talcott (1789-1839) who graduated from Yale in 1804, joined the successful firm of Thomas L. Smith & Company, East India Merchants and actually visited China where this service was most probably ordered. In good condition with the exception of lines to the glaze, small star to reverse. Early 19th century.

Smith Armorial Coffee Cup #4004 SOLD

American Market-Smith of Philadelphia

A fine example of Chinese Export for the American Market, this coffee can and saucer is from a service made for Joseph Smith (1770-1845) of Philadelphia, a prominent international shipping merchant with Canton connections. The saucer measures 5 ½” in diameter, both pieces are in good condition and date to circa 1815.  An example of this service is pictured in Howard’s Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. II, page 660, and Mr. Smith is written up in Philadelphia and the China Trade , page 144.

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