18TH/19TH C. CHINESE EXPORT, EUROPEAN AND ASIAN PORCELAINS FROM THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH STANLEY TO SELL A few of the highlights in the March 27 auction:
• 19th C. Chinese Export covered tureens, the largest 13 1/2" x 14"
• A Chinese Export five piece garniture set, ca. 1800.
• 18th C. Chinese Exp
locks, its octagonal hall flanked by large rooms in the wings on either side. Cintra was purchased by Richard Randolph in 1830, who sold it to his brother-in-law, Elias Ely in 1884. (The Ely family has resided in New Hope since the 17th century, granted land by William Penn.) Cintra remained in the Ely family into the 20th century.
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