Property from Various Owners
A group of famille rose enameled export porcelains
19th century to Republic period
Including a pair of covered bowls, each bowl with a pair of double branch handles and the cover with a pine-cone finial, painted with large-scale figures (losses to enamels); an octagonal butter dish and pierced circular liner, painted with small scale figures and intricate borders (lacking cover); a pair of baluster vases with pie-crust rims, alternating chilong and lion dogs in gilt enamel applied to the waisted necks and a dissolved dragon frame around opposing figural panels; one baluster vase of elongated and inverted pear-form with opposing figural and flower and bird panels, the shoulder applied with gilt-enameled mock animal head and ring handles (rim repaired and repainted, lacking cover); one cylindrical teapot and cover with bird, flower and butterfly panels (chip to rim); one leaf shaped dish with flower, bird and butterfly panels (edges chipped); one eggshell porcelain teacup and a saucer with opposing figural and flower and bird panels.
8 3/4in (22.2cm) height of tallest