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Both marked on the bottom, one finely painted in cobalt blue with two Chinese figures in an outdoor landscape, the second painted in an copper red with five-toe dragons in the sea and the air chasing a flaming pearl, both have hardstone toppers with attached snuff bottle spoons.
3.5 in.The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Very good condition.