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Chinese Export Porcelain Partial Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2556M
Lot:
881
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
Discovery - 2556M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 28, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Porcelain Partial Tea and Coffee Service, late 18/early 19th century, each with gilt-starred oval reserve with gilt "HD" monogram, with gilt-starred rim borders, comprising a lighthouse-form coffeepot, drum-form teapot, two helmet-form creamers, covered sugar bowl, a tea caddy, two shallow bowls, a small plate, small deep bowl, four large and three small tea bowls, and five saucers, (imperfections), ht. to 9 3/4, dia. 3 1/2-7 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

All items with some gilt losses; lighthouse-form coffeepot-small glaze loss on cover; drum-form tea pot- small spout tip chip, handle broken but retained inside, some glaze losses on oval reserves, but appears to be in the making; two helmet-form creamers- both handles repaired; covered sugar bowl- cover repaired. small rim chip on cover, bowl good, teacaddy- large 1 x 1/ in loss on mouth; two shallow bowls- both with cracks, one with small rim loss; small plate-good; small deep bowl- three rim lines and two small rim chips; four large teabowls- two good one with rim line, one with repaired crack; three small tea bowls- all with rim lines one with lg. repair; five saucers- good, minor glaze wear.

Keywords

sugar bowl, Chinese Export Porcelain Partial Tea and Coffee Service, Chawan, Creamer, Japanese pottery, Japanese tea ceremony, Saucer, Teaware

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