Auction 22

Lot 105 – Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Rose Armorial Tea Set:

Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Rose Armorial Tea Set

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Start price: $300

Estimated price: $600 - $800

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Comprising a teapot of ovoid form, the flat cover with peach knop, milk jug and cover with ball knop, waste bowl, and two tea bowls and saucers, each painted in enamels and gold with the armorial and crest of three ostrich plumes, and surrounded by borders of floral festoons. Height of teapot 5 1/2 inches, diameters of tea bowl and saucer 3 and 4 3/4 inches.

Literature: David Sanctuary Howard, "Chinese Armorial Porcelain, " Vol. I,