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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 442

    A CANTON FAMILLE ROSE PART DINNER-SERVICE, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CANTON FAMILLE ROSE PART DINNER-SERVICE, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    each piece finely and richly enamelled with figures at leisure, each with a different central scene and all within elaborate borders of baskets of flowers and fruit alternating with chrysanthemum sprays within archaistic pale blue square key-fret and confronted dragons, reserved on a delicate ochre and iron-red lotus scroll ground, comprising: two channelled footed meat dishes, an oval pierced strainer, a pair of oval dishes, another smaller, three dinner plates, and three soup-plates -- 20½ in. (52 cm.) wide maximum


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