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Antique Chinese 1730-50 Yongzheng / Qianlong Famille Rose 12 Piece Tea Set For Sale
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12-Piece Tea Set in a Floral Pattern (YFM0212)
Yongzheng-early Qianlong period, Qing dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille rose enamels
Teacups: 6 to 6.3 cm, saucers: 11.6 to 11.8 cm
The cups: 4 nearly perfect with small frits, 1 with hairline, 1 with firing flaw to glaze (but otherwise good)
The saucers: 1 perfect, 3 with 1 hairline, 1 with 3 hairlines, 1 damaged with piece re-stuck and a hairline.
From a French estate This set is very finely and thinly potted. The saucers are nearly eggshell thin (hence their condition after ages of wear). Delicately enameled famille rose wares were an expensively novelty in the first half of the 18th century. Their function as a tea set was meant to highlight the expense of drinking tea in aristocratic Europe
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Ascot Court Antiques is a family-run business based in the beautiful town of Moraga, California. We are purveyors of authentic, high-quality, and affordable period Chinese ceramics. We have sold pieces to collectors located in the USA, China, Britain, France, Denmark, and many other countries.
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Antique Chinese 1730-50 Yongzheng / Qianlong Famille Rose 12 Piece Tea Set: $485