Lot 1164
A Group of Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, includes a pair of miniature mantle vases, a pair of small covered jars, and a larger covered jar, all decorated in the famille rose style.

5.75 in. (tallest)

The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.

Covered jar has numerous rim chips, loss to lid edge, multiple repairs to the lid; hairline crack to one vase; both vases with loss to handles; loss and repairs to lids of small covered jars, rubbing and loss to enamels on one lid.