18 June 2002
A FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PART DINNER SERVICE
Enamelled with at the centre with the arms and crest of King below gilt dart-pattern in the well and narrow green enamel and gilt bands at the rim, the tureen with additional small flower sprays, comprising:
An oblong octagonal soup-tureen, cover and stand, cover restored, stand 14½ in. (37 cm.) wide
An oblong octagonal dish, 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) wide
An oblong octagonal dish, 14½ in. (36 cm.) wide
A pair of oblong octagonal dishes, 12¾ in. (32 cm.) wide
An oblong octagonal dish, 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) wide
A pair of oblong octagonal dishes, 9¾ in. (25 cm.) wide
A leaf-shaped sauce-boat and stand, stand 8 in. (20.5 cm.) wide
Three saucer-dishes, 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.
Twenty-five octagonal plates, 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam.
Ten octagonal soup-plates, 8¾ in. (22 cm.) diam.
- some damage
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The arms are probably those of the King family of Skelling in Yorkshire. See D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London, 1974, p.654.
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