20 November 2002
Ten various famille rose plates
Comprising a dish enamelled with five carp swimming among weed below a blue enamelled border of daisies and hydrangea, 31.4 cm. diam.; a plate painted with a servant bringing a wrapped qin to her mistress standing by rockwork, 22.8 cm. diam.; and eight various plates, decorated with a different floral decoration, 22.4 - 25 cm. diam.; minor restoration and damages (10)
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Please note that the two left dishes of lot 352 should be numbered as lot 342 on page 103 in the printed catalogue.
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