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The term given to a distinctive style of Chinese export porcelain of the 19th century, which was first produced for the Middle East and then later for Europe and America. Large vases, dessert services, and tea wares were decorated with dense, colourful patterns of figures, flowers, and insects in the famille rose palette.

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