Lot 1177
Four Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Rose Plates
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Includes two famille rose plates, the smaller one decorated only with birds and flowers, the larger one decorated with alternating scenes of nobles in interior and birds with flowers; and two Chinese cabbage famille rose plates with the center medallion being a longevity symbol.

8 in. diameter (largest)

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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.

One plate with rim chips.