Sale 213 Lot 91
* An Extensive Chinese Export Dinner Service,
late 18th century, the service having border decoration of blue enameled grape leaves and clusters amongst scrolling tendrils with a gilt fruit form finial above downturned leaves, comprising 43 dinner plates, 18 salad plates, 16 berry bowls, 11 tea bowls, 9 teacups, 6 covered entrees, 4 platters with pierced liners, 2 warming dishes, 2 serving bowls, 11 soup bowls, 3 oval serving dishes and 6 dessert bowls.
Diameter of dinner plate 10 inches.
Estimate $ 8,000-12,000
Property from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Scherer Higbie, Grosse Pointe, Michigan
Hyde & Shephard, New York, January, 1965
Set in overall decent, stable condition consistent with age and use. Most pieces with some rubbing to gilt and enameling. Many with small edge or foot rim chips. 26 pieces having more severe degrees of loss including tight hairlines, flat rim chips and others. Please see additional images for degree of wear and losses to this lot.