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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A FAMILLE ROSE TEA SERVICE

    CIRCA 1745

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE ROSE TEA SERVICE
    CIRCA 1745
    Each piece molded with lotus-petals containing stems of blooming peony and white iris, reserved on a pink cell ground, boughs of white prunus and pink peony in centers or around shoulders, later English silver mounts, comprising:
    A silver-mounted teapot and cover, 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high
    A silver-mounted cream jug and cover
    A silver-mounted tea caddy and cover
    A silver-mounted sugar bowl and cover
    A waste bowl, 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diameter
    A silver-mounted cookie dish, 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diameter
    Six coffee cups
    Twelve teabowls
    Eleven saucers, 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diameter
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high, the teacaddy (39)


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