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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 409

    A Chinese extensive famille rose and gilt dinner, coffee and tea service

    QIANLONG (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  


    A Chinese extensive famille rose and gilt dinner, coffee and tea service
    Qianlong (1736-1795)
    Enamelled and gilt with scattered sprays of pink roses and summer flowers, all within a spearhead-pattern border, the rim with a composite pink wavy band interspersed with single flowers, comprising: Two tureens and covers, 31 cm. wide; two butter-tubs, covers and stands, the stands 19 cm. wide; two quatrefoil bowls, 25 cm. wide; four sauce-boats, 19.5 cm. wide; two mustard-pots and covers, reglued finial, 15 cm. high; two deep oblong octagonal serving dishes, 37 cm. wide; a pair, a single, a pair and three sets of four oblong octagonal serving dishes, 45, 42.5, 37, 31.5, 28.5 and 25 cm. wide; fifty-five dinner plates, 23 cm. diam.; twenty-five soup-plates, 23 cm. diam.; eight deep circular plates, 24 cm. diam.; twenty-two side plates, 19.5 cm. diam.; twelve small side dishes, 16.2 cm. diam.; fourteen deep small side dishes, 16.3 cm. diam.; a set of six and two sets of twelve circular bowls, one broken, 14.6, 13 and 11.3 cm. diam.; four lozenge-shaped dishes, 19 cm. wide; a coffee-pot and cover, 14 cm. high; a tea-pot and cover, 13 cm. high; two milk-jugs and covers, 16 cm. high; ten teabowls, eleven coffee-cups and twenty-two saucers, frits, chips and cracks, rubbing to gilt and enamels (250)

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a European Princely Family