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FS23: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Chinese Armorial Part Tea and Coffee Service

Auction Lot FS23/334

A Chinese armorial part tea and coffee service decorated en grisaille and heightened in gilt with the arms of Templer within a foliate chain pattern border and a band of floral festoons, Qianlong, fifty three pieces, comprising: a large teapot, cover and stand; a coffee pot and cover; a helmet shaped jug; a milk jug; a sugar bowl [damaged]; lobed oval dish, 20 cm; a saucer dish, 21cm [damaged]; a bowl, 18cm [cracked]; a pair of bowls, 13.5cm [one cracked, one chipped]; six bowls, 11cm [one damaged, two cracked]; a pair of two-handled cups and saucers [one cup cracked]; six large coffee cups [one damaged, one cracked]; three saucers [two damaged, one cracked]; eight small coffee cups [one damaged, one cracked]; five teabowls [one damaged] and ten saucers [one damaged, one cracked] 53. (See Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol II page 237).

A Chinese Armorial Part Tea and Coffee Service (FS23/334) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 8th July 2014 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A Chinese armorial part tea and coffee service decorated en grisaille and heightened in gilt with the arms of Templer within a foliate chain pattern border and a band of floral festoons, Qianlong, fifty three pieces, comprising: a large teapot, cover and stand; a coffee pot and cover; a helmet shaped jug; a milk jug; a sugar bowl [damaged]; lobed oval dish, 20 cm; a saucer dish, 21cm [damaged]; a bowl, 18cm [cracked]; a pair of bowls, 13.5cm [one cracked, one chipped]; six bowls, 11cm [one damaged, two cracked]; a pair of two-handled cups and saucers [one cup cracked]; six large coffee cups [one damaged, one cracked]; three saucers [two damaged, one cracked]; eight small coffee cups [one damaged, one cracked]; five teabowls [one damaged] and ten saucers [one damaged, one cracked] 53. (See Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol II page 237).

Notes

This service was almost certainly made for Charles-Beckford Templer whose father built Stover Lodge, near Newton Abbot, later sold by the eldest son James Templer to the Duke of Somerset Charles-Beckford Templer died in the loss of the East Indiaman 'Halsewell' in the late 1780s.

Provenance

By Direct Family Descent.

Price Realised

£1,800

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS23: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 8th July 2014
Wednesday, 9th July 2014

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 9th July 2014 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glassware section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Nic SainteyNic Saintey


Andrew ThomasAndrew Thomas


Important Notes

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