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East India Company's porcelain sales catalogue

1704

East India porcelain

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    At this time the East India Company was Britain’s most powerful trading organization, shipping goods such as spices, fabrics, tea and porcelain from Asia to Europe in vast quantities. This document lists a range of the Company's newly acquired porcelain (or 'china ware'), including blue and white 'custard cups', painted chocolate cups 'with handles crack'd', and large painted porcelain lions on stands.

     

    Shelfmark: BL: OIOC: H/10ff.3v

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    East India Company's porcelain sales catalogue

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    China Ware.

    Lot No Pes Valuat.

                            s.d.

     

    Custard cups blew and wt.

    ASI32 4

    painted scollopt Musggs

    3 8

    painted choc. cups with handles crack'd.

    5 4

    Tea cups blew and white

    24

    ditto Saucers

    59

    Dram Cups

    12

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    26 242

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    Large Rocks with Figures

    1 10

    ditto smaller

    21 2

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    27 22

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    painted scol. bowles 2 sorts

    37 23 1 6

    painted basons

    7

    Large Dishes checquered brims 3 sorts

    6 4

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    28 50

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    Large paint. Lyons on stands

    29 2 20

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    blew and gold Jars

    30 2 40

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    painted Jars

    31 2 25

    32 2

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