A Chinese export part-service 19th century
Lot 155
A Chinese export part-service 19th century
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
Lot Details
A Chinese export part-service
19th century
Produced for the Islamic market; comprising sixteen dishes and bowls, each enamelled in blue, orange and gilt with a decorative band beside the rim and with a calligraphic inscription at the centre. The largest bowl: 26cm (10¼in) diam (16).


  • The inscription, in Persian, reads:

    'layeq-e bazm-e sekandar jah ast'

    and may be translated as:

    It is worthy of the banquet of Sikandar Jah

    Sikandar Jah, a Nizam ruler of Heyderabad also known as Asaf Jah III (AH1218-44/AH1803-29)
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