Lot 115: 8 MOTTAHEDEH BLUE CANTON DINNER PLATES
October 23, 2016
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Set of 8 Mottahedeh Blue Canton Dinner Plates. Licensed by the Historic Charleston Foundation. All are in excellent condition. Each plate measures 10 1/4" and the weight on all to ship is 11 pds. PROVENANCE: The Private Estate of a Atlanta, Georgia Antiques Dealer. The most fashionable tables in the early American Republic were set with blue and white Canton or Nanking wares, named for the great Chinese trading ports from which they came. Chinese blue and white porcelain was in demand in this country well into the nineteenth century and has become a part of the heritage of many American families. Blue Canton faithfully recaptures this centuries-old tradition and taste.
Condition Report: excellent