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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 174

    A BLUE ENAMEL AND GILT INITIALLED TEA SERVICE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE ENAMEL AND GILT INITIALLED TEA SERVICE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Each piece with gilt script monogram EDG within a gilt roundel, the wide borders a ropetwist pattern of gilt dots edged in blue enamel, comprising:
    A drum-shaped teapot and cover, 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) wide
    A two-handled sugar bowl and cover
    A helmet-shaped cream jug
    A rectangular tea caddy
    A waste bowl, 5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter
    A cookie dish, 8 in. (20.2 cm.) diameter
    Five teabowls
    Five coffee cups
    14 saucers, 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diameter
    An extra domed cover


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