Chinese Export Gilt Orange ''Sacred Bird and Butterfly'' Pattern Assembled Dinner Service
Daoguang-Tongzhi Period (1821-1874)
Consisting of:
1 Covered tureen
1 Pair of reticulated baskets, one with stand
1 Plateau
4 Assorted coffeecups and 8 saucers
12 Dinner plates
9 Soup plates
20 Luncheon plates
10 Pudding dishes
1 Pair of cut-corner salad bowls
1 Shrimp dish
1 Small lozenge-form dish
1 Lozenge-form dish
1 Pair of leaf-form dishes
2 Shaped oval dishes
1 Rectangular covered vegetable dish
1 Lozenge-form covered vegetable dish
1 Pair of oval dishes
4 Oval platters
1 Oval platter with strainer
1 Oval well-and-tree platter
Overall with some wear to gilded edges and finials; losses to handles of reticulated baskets; some with chips to rims. Please enquire for complete condition report. 88 pieces.
Length of tureen: 14-3/4 in (37.5 cm); Diameter of dinner plates: 9-1/2 in (24.1 cm); Length of well-in-tree platter: 19-1/4 in (48.9 cm)Property of Various Owners

  • As noted in catalogue; one saucer with chip to rim; one coffeecup with chip to rim; one coffeecup with repaired handle; well-in-tree platter with four chips to rim; 10 dinner plates with chips to rims; 5 soup plates with small chips to rims; each leaf-form dish with small chips to rim; each oval dish with some glaze misses to rim; one platter with chip to underside of rim; one platter with small chip to rim; lozenge-form vegetable dish with several chips to rim; 7 luncheon plates with chips to rim; 5 luncheon plates with small nicks to rim; 5 pudding dishes with chips to rim; 3 pudding dishes with nicks to rim; 1 with staple repair to rim.

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