Lot 51 (Antiques, Interiors & Collectors, 13th October 2021)
Sold for £850
An early 18th Century Chinese porcelain 'Kangxi' style 'famille verte' part tea service comprising; teapot, milk jug, tea caddy, side plate, five saucers and one tea bowl, the later with a 'Lingzhi fungus' mark to the base. (B.P. 21% + VAT)
All items grubby. All items have some minor paint loss and minor firing flaws. All saucers and tea bowl have frits and chips to rims and loss to gilt. Some also have chips and frits to base.
Plate - has two hair cracks and chip to base
Tea caddy - lid is cardboard (not original) and faded and stained brown, multiple chips to top rim
Teapot - lid badly broken and repaired and has a large chip. Firing flaw to interior.
Milk jug - chips and frits to base, gilt rim worn, minor chip to spout, gilt loss to lid