A 'CANTON FAMILLE ROSE' INITIALLED DINNER SERVICE
Each piece enamelled with a large clump of melons, berries, pomegranates, seed pods, flowers and ribbon-tied roots clustered with butterflies and within white and gilt ground floral borders centered by a Gothic style gilt cypher monogram, comprising:
A soup tureen, cover and stand, 17.1/8in. (43.2cm.) wide
Four rectangular vegetable tureens and covers, 9in. (24.2cm.) wide A pair of sauceboats and leaf-shaped stands, 9in. (24.2cm.) long
Three shell-shaped dishes, 10.5/8in. (27cm.) long
Three large oval platters, 18 and 17in. (46.4 and 43.2cm.) wide
A leaf-shaped dish, 8in. (20.3cm.) long
Eighteen dinner plates, 9in. (24.7cm.) diam.
Twenty-four soup plates, 10in. (25.4cm.) diam.
Thirty-six dessert plates, 8in. (20.3cm.) diam.
Twenty-four side plates, 8in. (20.3cm.) diam.
Seventeen butter plates, 6in. (15.8cm.) diam.
Eighteen tea cups and saucers, 5in. (14cm.) diam. (172)