16 November 1999
AN EXPORT PART DINNER SERVICE
first quarter 17th Century
Each piece decorated in green enamel, shades of iron-red and gilt with a pine tree amongst bamboo, peony and lingzhi issuing from rockwork, a branch of blossoming prunus and chrysanthemum to one side, a band of trefoils at the rims, comprising:
Two shaped oval dishes, 17 in. (43.5 cm.) wide
Six plates with wavy rims, 9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
Six soup-plates with wavy rims, 9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
- rim frits, small chips, old restorations
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