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A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE SHELL-FORM SAUCE TUREENS, COVERS AND STANDS
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A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE SHELL-FORM SAUCE TUREENS, COVERS AND STANDS

QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1765

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A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE SHELL-FORM SAUCE TUREENS, COVERS AND STANDS
QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1765
Each of asymmetrical rococo form with scroll handles beneath berry sprig knops, the molded sides, cover and stand strewn with enameled blossoms, the stands with shells-shaped handles
9 in. (22.8 cm.) wide overall
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This high-style form is particularly associated with the Portuguese market; King Dom Pedro III had an armorial version (illustrated by M. Beurdeley, Chinese Trade Porcelain, p. 71 and back cover) and a pair from the collection of Ana Maria Espirito Santo Bustorff Silva, sold Christie's, London, 29 April 2015, lot 42.

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