Auction 22

Lot 301 – Group of Modern Porcelain Chinoiserie Serving Pieces:

Group of Modern Porcelain Chinoiserie Serving Pieces

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $200 - $300

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Group of Modern Porcelain Chinoiserie Serving Pieces, Probably Portuguese, Twentieth Century, comprising one circular 14 ½- inch dish with mazarine, two circular 13 ½- inch serving dishes, one pedestal, one coffeepot (large chip to rim, part inside), one teapot and cover, one sugar bowl and cover, and one stand, each painted and gilt in the center or around the sides with a butterfly hovering above sprays of lavender and iron-red peonies, the opposite sides and rims with matching sprays including gilt morning glory vines and blue leaves, the handles molded with berries and ending in clusters of gilt-heightened leaves, all unmarked. Together with a modern Vista Alegre melon-form box, marked PORTUGUAL. Height of pedestal 4 ¼ inches, diameter 8 ¼ inches; coffeepot 8 7/8 inches; teapot 7 inches