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Chinese Export Partial Tea and Coffee Service

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
440
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Partial Tea and Coffee Service, late 18th century, each with white ground and gilt-starred blue ellipse bearing initials "WJ," with gilt-starred blue rims and knops with gilt berry; comprising a lighthouse-form coffeepot, two drum-form teapots, covered sugar bowl, creamer, and tea bowl, ht. 2 5/8 to 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

coffeepot: chip under footrim
larger teapot: star hairline under base
smaller teapot: scattered gilt wear to trim line at rim.
bowl: scattered gilt wear to rim
helmet pitcher: scattered gilt wear to rim


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Creamer, Ellipse, Sugar bowl, Tea, Teapot, Teaware

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