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Lot 404: A MEISSEN 'BLUE ONION' PATTERN PART DINNER AND DESSERT SERVICE
20TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising: an oval soup tureen, cover and stand, a footed oval vegetable dish and cover, a large square salad bowl, a large shell-shaped dish, a similar shell shaped dish, a triple-shell sweetmeat dish, a square shaped dish, a boat-shaped dish, three oval deep dishes in two sizes, two rectangular dishes, a footed reticulated compote, a reticulated oval basket, two footed shell-shaped salts and three shell-shaped salts, a double-lipped sauceboat on fixed stand, two mustard pots, covers and ladles, twelve dinner plates, twelve soup plates, twelve dessert plates, twelve salad plates, twelve teacups and saucers and a ladle, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, various impressed numerals and date cyphers, five teacups and saucers outside-decorated. 103 pieces.
All in good condition, except: Oval soup tureen, cover and stand: the tureen has a very small flat chip to the footrim. Footed oval vegetable dish and cover: the dish has a very small flat chip to the footrim. Twelve teacups and saucers: Two teacups, each with a small rim chip. Six saucers, each with one or two pinhead chips to the rim.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.