AN ASSEMBLED CHINESE EXPORT BLUE AND WHITE PART DINNER SERVICE, QING DYNASTY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
each painted with a riverscape with buildings atop mountains, comprising: three oval vegetable dishes and covers, a rectangular vegetable dish and cover, two rectangular sauce tureens with rabbit head handles and covers, a square salad bowl, a circular scalloped-rim dish, a reticulated stand, two circular serving dishes, two rectangular serving dishes, two chamfered rectangular small platters, a sauce boat, a plate, a small footed plate, a coffee pot and cover, a cider jug and cover, two small jugs, three coffee cups, one teabowl, five saucers and one small oval sauce tureen cover. Together with a group of variously decorated blue and white wares, comprising: a large 'Fitzhugh' pattern platter, a 'Fitzhugh' pattern helmet-shaped cream jug, a 'Fitzhugh' pattern reticulated stand, a large bowl, a soup plate painted with floral motifs, a square-form baluster vase and cover and a Japanese small scalloped-rim plate. 48 pieces.
width of salad bowl 9 in.; 22.9 cm
Sotheby's New York, December 4, 2003, lot 121