26 October 1992,
New York, East
Price realised USD 4,620
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN INITIALLED PART DINNER SERVICE
Each piece decorated with a circular medallion containing the gilt interlaced monogram, the numerous narrow borders including keyfret, scale, tassels and flowerheads and all picked out in blue, salmon and gilt, comprising:
Six dinner plates (damages), 10in. (25.3cm.) diam.
Twelve dessert plates (damages), 7¾in. (19.5cm.) diam.
Six butter plates (damages), 6¼in. (16cm.) diam.
Four graduated oval platters (rubbing, flaking, the largest restored), 13in. (33cm.) through 19in. (48.3cm.)
An oval platter and strainer (cracked), 13¼in. (33.8cm.) wide
A bowl (cracked), 10in. (25.5cm.) diam.
A sauce tureen, cover and stand (rubbed, foot chipped), 8 1/8in. (20.5cm.)
An oval vegetable tureen and cover (rubbed), 11¾in. (30cm.) wide A two-handled oval vegetable tureen and cover (rubbed), 12½in. (32cm.) wide
Six pots de creme and covers (flaking and rubbing, one cracked)
A large basket and stand (handles lacking, restored), 11½in. (29cm.) (40)
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1992
at 6:00 p.m. precisely
CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France