A CHINESE EXPORT PART TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE, QING DYNASTY, JIAQING PERIOD, CIRCA 1810
each piece painted in the center in either sepia or en grisaille with an oval vignette depicting a landscape with two towers on the right and bushes on the left with two bare trees, all underneath an elaborate and intertwining neoclassical border, comprising: a light house coffee pot and cover, a teapot and cover, a sugar bowl and cover, a helmet-shaped cream jug, a tea canister and cover, a bowl, a small saucer dish, two small plates, six cylindrical handled coffee cups and saucers and six teabowls and eight saucers. 39 pieces.
height of coffee pot 9 1/2 in.; 24.1 cm
Matthew and Elisabeth Sharpe, Spring Mill, Pennsylvania, December 26, 1978