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Four (4) Chinese Export Rose Medallion/Famille Rose porcelain items, 19th century. 1st-2nd items: Pair of Chinese Export Rose Medallion covered serving dishes with cut corners and gilt shell handle. Cover and interior with polychrome enamel decoration of cartouches with court scenes, birds, butterflies and flowers and gilt borders. Both covers and interiors monogrammed "IRB" in gilt circle. Exterior sides with single large polychrome pink and green chrysanthemum spray. 5 1/2" H overall x 9 1/2" x 8 1/4". Mid/late 19th century. 3rd item: Large shell-shaped Chinese Export Rose Medallion serving dish with central polychrome enamel vignette of figures in courtyard scene framed by wide border of birds, butterflies and floral sprays, top shaped rim with hand painted gilt rays over coral glaze. 1 7/8" H x 9 3/4" x 11". Mid/late 19th century. 4th item: Chinese export Famille Rose soup tureen with butterfly decoration, the tureen of oval form with large gilded floral form finial and woven branch side handles, all with polychrome decoration of birds, butterflies and flowers and heavy gilt along center band. 9 3/4" H x 13" W x 8 1/2" D. Mid 19th century. Provenance: The Estate of Judith E. Crosland, Knoxville, TN. Mrs. Crosland's father worked for the United States Diplomatic Corp. and the family lived in China for three years during her childhood. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

All items in overall very good condition with minor wear to gilt decoration. Two left figures to shell platter appear to have some paint restoration to green skirts.

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