Sep 29, 2023 12:00 EST

Boston Collects

Lot 1075


A Chinese Kraak Blue and White Charger

Estate / Collection: Property from the Williams Collection of Far Eastern Ceramics

Ming Dynasty

Diameter 13 inches.

Sold for $945
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,000

Includes Buyer's Premium


Estate / Collection: Property from the Williams Collection of Far Eastern Ceramics

Ming Dynasty

Diameter 13 inches.

No evidence of restoration or repair. Minor glaze and rim chips. Minor imperfections in the making.

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Auction: Boston Collects, Sep 29, 2023

  • Successful Boston Collects Auction on September 29, 2023 in Boston
  • Artwork, Furniture, Americana, Silver, Decorative Arts, Jewelry and More
  • Featuring Property from the Private Collection of Sylvia Napier

BOSTON, MA – Following Doyle's successful Inaugural Boston Auction, our second auction, Boston Collects on September 29, 2023, saw competitive bidding and strong results. Held in Doyle's Boston gallery and livestreamed on, the Boston Collects auction featured a wide range of artwork, furniture, Americana, silver, decorative arts and jewelry from collections and estates in the New England area and beyond.

Featured in the sale was Property from the Private Collection of Sylvia Napier. A Massachusetts native, Sylvia lived her life abroad, traveling the world as a collector and antiques dealer. Sylvia owned a beautifully eclectic and world-renowned antiques shop on Kings Road in London that showcased art and antiques from Asia and Europe. Sylvia kept many beloved items in her personal collection, which then travelled to her grand 17th century home in Arles, France and ultimately her historic 1770s house in Weston, Massachusetts. Her collection was assembled with care, love and a discerning eye.

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