• The Sunday Sale - Property fro auction at Christies

    Sale 5461

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Baroness Dunn

    14 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    A LARGE CHINESE PORCELAIN TEA SERVICE

    CIRCA 1936

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE CHINESE PORCELAIN TEA SERVICE
    CIRCA 1936
    Comprising a teapot and cover, sugar-bowl with cover, milk jug, ten larger teacups, twelve smaller teacups, twenty saucers and fifty-two dishes in five sizes, each painted with scrolling lotus and Shou character motifs on a blue enamelled ground, iron red eight character marks to base reading 'Bing zi, Meng qiu, Mu Chi, zi zhi''Commissioned by Muchi, July 1936, 1st month in Autumn'
    Teapot, 8½in. (21.5cm.) wide (97)


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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Commissioned by Bessie Dunn, July 1936, and thence by descent.