29 - 30 November 2005
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO PAIRS OF CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATES,
MID-TO-LATE 18TH CENTURY,
the first pair decorated with baskets of peonies and rockwork, the second with peacocks and peahens in a garden; together with a pair of staffordshire dinner plates, one with iron-red painted Longport mark, early 19th century, each painted with a Chinoiserie scene
The larger pair 9 1/8in. (23.2cm.) diameter (6)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that the peacock plates (illustrated at right) are not a pair but two dessert plates of the same pattern. One is octagonal, the other circular with a scalloped edge.
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