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February 27, 2016 09:00 AMCalender

Export Porcelain Partial Tea and Chocolate Service

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 27, 2016 10:00AM


Export Porcelain Partial Tea and Chocolate Service, China, mid-18th century, black floral and butterfly design decoration with gilt highlights, the set comprising a bulbous teapot, two waste bowls, a hexagonal dish, a leaf-form dish, a small cream jug, a small plate, nine saucers, six tea bowls, and five handled chocolate cups, (imperfections and repairs), teapot ht. 5 1/2, overall lg. 7 3/4, leaf-form dish 7 1/4, bowl dia. to 6, cream jug ht. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

teapot cover broken and repaired with losses, wear to some gilt, ear to black decoration on some pieces, especially hexagonal plate, larger waste bowl, and some teabowls.

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