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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 59

    A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PART DINNER SERVICE

    QIANLONG 1745

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PART DINNER SERVICE
    QIANLONG 1745
    Bearing the arms of Rait or Rhet of Holgreen and Drumnager, the motto reading 'ESTO PERPTUA', decorated en grisaille and gilt with pink and blue enamelled embellishements comprising; a tureen and cover; twenty-one flat dishes; two chargers; six soup bowls; one ewer; one pouring vessel; one teapot; one tankard; four teabowls with saucers; two coffee cups; and two salts
    Tureen: 13½ in. (34.3 cm.) wide (46)


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