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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE DINNER SERVICE

    QIANLONG PERIOD

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    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE DINNER SERVICE
    QIANLONG PERIOD
    Painted in soft tones of underglaze blue with clusters of lilies, peonies and daisies within narrow rosette borders, on the rims blue patterned lappets joined by keyfret, finger citron and blossoms, the tureens with blue lion mask handles and blue Buddhist lion knops, comprising:

    A large pair of tureens, covers and stands, 15 in. (38.1 cm.) wide
    A smaller pair of tureens, covers and stands, 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) wide
    A shaped oval serving dish, 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) wide
    A pair of shaped oval serving dishes, 10 1/8 in. (25.8 cm.) wide
    A pair of fluted sauce-boats, 8 in. (20.3 cm.) long
    A charger, 12¾ in. (32.4 cm.) diameter
    A large plate, 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) diameter
    Three large plates, 10¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter
    Forty-five dinner plates, 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diameter
    Seventeen soup plates, 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter (84)


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