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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 191

    A CHINESE EXPORT LONDON-DECORATED PART TEA SERVICE

    CIRCA 1760, ALMOST CERTAINLY PAINTED IN THE WORKSHOP OF JAMES GILES

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    A CHINESE EXPORT LONDON-DECORATED PART TEA SERVICE
    Circa 1760, almost certainly painted in the workshop of James Giles
    Each piece enameled in China with white sprays of dianthus, then later-decorated in London with blossoms and insects, comprising:
    A teapot and cover, 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
    A waste-bowl
    A saucer (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA (LOTS 131-214)