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PAIR ANTIQUE LARGE QING DRAGON & FOO VASES
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Pair of Large Qing Chinese Export Blue & White Canton Hand Painted Porcelain Vases with Foo Earred Handles and applied Dragons. Neumann & Vettin, Amsterdam Labels on the base of each. Each 13 3/4. Weight combined 15 pds. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Dr. Fraser Wilson, Charleston SC. Dr. Wilson will be remembered for his love of antiques and his dedication to Charleston's history and material culture. He was a Life Trustee of Historic Charleston Foundation and opened his home for house tours for 39 years. Dr. Wilson was appointed to the South Carolina Governor's Mansion Commission by Governors James B. Edwards, Richard W. Riley, Carol Campbell, David M. Beasley, James Hodges, and Mark Sanford. He was awarded the Order of the Palmetto by the Governors for his exemplary service on the Commission He was a member of the Charleston Club, the South Carolina Society, the St. Andrew's Society, the St. Cecilia Society, the Agricultural Society and the Carolina Yacht Club. He was a member of St. Michael's church. From the collection of Dr. Fraser Wilson of Charleston, SC. Dr. Wilson's Blue Canton collection was so complete, it was borrowed by Mottahedeh so that they could make the Blue Canton for the Historic Charleston Foundation that is still sold in their shop today. One of several lots of his Blue Canton being sold. 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. NO IN HOUSE SHIPPING ON THIS ITEM. ***Pickup only or Shipping on this item offered through Pak Mail 843-849-0310 - info@charlestonshipping.com , Quik Mail Etc 843-723-6598 quickmailetc@gmail.com, Outward Bound 413-854-3676, or locally AJ Williams & Sons 843-442-0462. Please contact one of them or your own choice of shipper directly. ****
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PAIR ANTIQUE LARGE QING DRAGON & FOO VASES

Estimate $800 - $1,000
Feb 28, 2021
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0108: PAIR ANTIQUE LARGE QING DRAGON & FOO VASES

Sold for $560
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Est. $800 - $1,000Starting Price $5
February Art, Jewelry Southern Estates
Feb 28, 2021 1:00 PM EST
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Lot 0108 Details

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Pair of Large Qing Chinese Export Blue & White Canton Hand Painted Porcelain Vases with Foo Earred Handles and applied Dragons. Neumann & Vettin, Amsterdam Labels on the base of each. Each 13 3/4. Weight combined 15 pds. PROVENANCE: The Estate of Dr. Fraser Wilson, Charleston SC. Dr. Wilson will be remembered for his love of antiques and his dedication to Charleston's history and material culture. He was a Life Trustee of Historic Charleston Foundation and opened his home for house tours for 39 years. Dr. Wilson was appointed to the South Carolina Governor's Mansion Commission by Governors James B. Edwards, Richard W. Riley, Carol Campbell, David M. Beasley, James Hodges, and Mark Sanford. He was awarded the Order of the Palmetto by the Governors for his exemplary service on the Commission He was a member of the Charleston Club, the South Carolina Society, the St. Andrew's Society, the St. Cecilia Society, the Agricultural Society and the Carolina Yacht Club. He was a member of St. Michael's church. From the collection of Dr. Fraser Wilson of Charleston, SC. Dr. Wilson's Blue Canton collection was so complete, it was borrowed by Mottahedeh so that they could make the Blue Canton for the Historic Charleston Foundation that is still sold in their shop today. One of several lots of his Blue Canton being sold. 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. NO IN HOUSE SHIPPING ON THIS ITEM. ***Pickup only or Shipping on this item offered through Pak Mail 843-849-0310 - info@charlestonshipping.com , Quik Mail Etc 843-723-6598 quickmailetc@gmail.com, Outward Bound 413-854-3676, or locally AJ Williams & Sons 843-442-0462. Please contact one of them or your own choice of shipper directly. ****
Condition
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good, minor flakes to rim

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