Rockefeller Family Auctioning $500 Million Worth of Heirlooms, Including Tons of Affordable Fine China
Six continental porcelain cups and saucers, circa 19th century
Decorated with sprigs of puce flowers, with rims edged in gilt. Bid here.
10 Furstenberg porcelain pierced dessert plates, circa 1785.
This beautiful 10-piece set—painted with flower-sprays, within pierced borders and gilt line rims—were a Christmas gift from Abby Aldrich Rockefeller to Peggy Rockefeller in 1945. Bid here.
Chinese shipping-themed cup and saucer, circa 1770.
Each is decorated with vessels under sail, traders, houses and mountains across the water. Bid here.
Messien porcelain tea and coffee service, circa 1780
This tea and coffee service features painted flower bouquets and gilt geometric borders. Bid here.
Paris green ground porcelain dessert service, circa 1820
This part dinner service is painted In the Sèvres style, with bouquets and stunning gilt cartouches. The set includes two ice-pails, covers and liners; two circular bases with paw feet; and six dessert-plates. Bid here.
Five Meissen porcelain cups and five saucers, circa 1770.
These saucy saucers are painted in the style of Watteau and feature amorous couples in landscape vignettes. Bid here.
11 Chinese Famille-rose side plates, circa 1770.
A delicate flower spray is centered on each side plate, with a turquoise border at the scalloped rim. Bid here.
Paris porcelain gold-ground coffee service, circa 1830
This large coffee service is decorated with continuous riverscapes gilt band borders. The set includes a coffee-pot and cover; a hot-water-jug and cover; a milk-jug; a two-handled sugar-bowl and cover; and eleven coffee-cups and ten saucers. Bid here.
Seven Tournai porcelain teacups and eight saucers, circa 1780
This set of Tournai porcelain teacups and saucers is painted with loose bouquets of flowers within gilt line rims. Bid here.