London, South Kensington
5 December 2002
A Chinese export Meissen-style part tea service
comprising a teapot, coffee pot and cover, three tea cups and two saucers and a fluted spoon tray, painted in puce enamels with scattered flower sprays -- the coffee pot 8in. (20.2cms) high, (some damages); and a European decorated milk jug, painted in famille rose enamels with flower sprays beneath a border of trailing vine -- 5½in. (14cms) high.
See Illustration. (9)
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