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CHAMBERLAINS WORCESTER TEA SERVICE, CIRCA 1810. EX LAURANCE S. ROCKEFELLER ESTATE.

Description:

A CHAMBERLAINS WORCESTER TEA SERVICE, CIRCA 1810.

PROVENANCE: EX LAURANCE S. ROCKEFELLER ESTATE, SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK OCTOBER 2005.

Comprising: An oval teapot, cover & stand, a sucrier & cover, a bowl, two plates, twelve cups & saucers.


Each painted with heraldic sheilds surmounted by the head of a unicorn emerging from a coronet & entwined initials within a garter. Inscribe with the motto: Nunquam non Paratus (never unprepared). The white ground with gilt vermiculi decoration within a gilt lozenge border.

Laurance Spelman Rockefeller (May 26, 1910- July 11, 2004) was an American philanthropist, businessman, financier, and major conservationist. He was a prominent third generation member of the Rockefeller family.

Origin: English

Circa:1810

Stock Ref: A10318

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