A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE PART DINNER SERVICE
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A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE PART DINNER SERVICE

QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1780

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A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE PART DINNER SERVICE
QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1780
Decorated with scattered spring blooms and insects, within border of gilt rope twist enclosing purple bamboo entwined with floral sprigs, comprising:

A large oval platter, 16 ¼ in. (41 cm.) wide
A medium oval platter, 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) wide
A small oval platter, 12 5/8 (32.2 cm.) wide
Nine large plates, 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter
Thirty-one plates, 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter
Ten soup plates, 9 in. (23 cm.) diameter
Provenance
Mrs. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, New York 1935-48 (22 plates).
With Frederick P. King, Irvington-on-Hudson, New York; acquired from Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 29 November 1958, lot 261 (10 plates).
Acquired from James Robinson, New York, April 1970 (11 plates and soup plates).
Literature
D. Fennimore et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Decorative Arts, New York, 1992, vol. IV, p. 222, no. 235.
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