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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 388

    A SET OF FIVE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'TOBACCO LEAF' PLATES

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FIVE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'TOBACCO LEAF' PLATES
    19TH CENTURY
    Each with scalloped rim, brightly decorated in underglaze blue, enamels and gilt with two pheasants amongst broad overlapping leaves and two tree shrews perched on fruiting branches, the underside with three underglaze blue and iron-red floral sprays
    9 in. (23 cm.) diam. (5)


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