London, South Kensington
14 November 2002
An armorial part dinner service
Qianlong, Circa 1790
comprising seven dinner plates, nine side plates, three cups, two saucers, two oval serving dishes, an oval dish and a bowl, painted in coloured enamels with central crests within underglaze blue spearhead and hatch pattern borders -- the oval dishes 11 1/8in. (28.2cms) long, (damages).
See Illustration for Part Lot.
The arms are of Oliphant impaling Browne. See 'Chinese Armorial Porcelain', D.S Howard, page 725.
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