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Lot 189: 11 PC MOTTAHEDEH BLUE CANTON CHINA
23 October 2016
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USALive Auction
Description: 11 pc Mottahedeh Blue Canton China. Licensed by the Historic Charleston Foundation. The lot includes: 1- Two Coupe Cereal Bowls 6 3/4". 2- Two Fruit/Dessert Bowls 6 1/4". 3- Creamer / Milk Jug 4' tall. 4- 3 Coffee Mugs 4 3/8". 5- Mustard Pot 2.25". 6- Two Saucers 5 7/8". All are in excellent, like new condition. To ship 6 pds. PROVENANCE: The Private Estate of a Atlanta, Georgia Antiques Dealer.The most fashionable tables in the early American Republic were set with blue and white Canton or Nanking wares, named for the great Chinese trading ports from which they came. Chinese blue and white porcelain was in demand in this country well into the nineteenth century and has become a part of the heritage of many American families. Blue Canton faithfully recaptures this centuries-old tradition and taste.
Condition Report: excellent