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Assembled collection of ten (10) English porcelain table items including three (3) heart-shaped serving dishes; two-handled sugar bowl; tea bowl (2" H) and saucer; saucer with sgraffito pink and floral border with retailer label, Sarah Potter Conover Antiques Inc., NY, (both 4 3/4" W); square deep dish with canted corners (8 1/2" sq) and footed bowl, 3 1/4" H (separate Imari pallette patterns); and chinoiserie urn with ram's head handles, 7" H (possibly Samson). Others likely Worcester and Derby. All late 19th/mid 20th century. 10 items total. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Gilded Age tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the fashion firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots in this auction, including an archive containing receipts for furnishings for Bunker Hill. CONDITION: Overall good condition with minor wear to decoration. Samson urn with 3/8" repair to rim.