9 - 10 February 2009,
Price realised USD 2,000
USD 800 - USD 1,200
A CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN CRESTED PART TEA SERVICE,
comprising a pair of two-handled sugar bowls and covers, a tea caddy and cover, a helmet-shaped milk jug, a pear-shaped milk jug, twenty teacups and eighteen saucers, a lobed stand, and an associated teapot and cover; together with a blue and white printed teapot and cover
The armorial teapot and cover 10in. (25cm.) long overall (51)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note there are 17 saucers, not 18. The correct piece count is 50 not 51.
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