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Lot 418: A VIENNA-STYLE GREEN-GROUND PART DINNER AND DESSERT SERVICE
LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: decorated in the center with gilt-edged panels of mythological scenes transfer-printed after paintings by Angelica Kauffman, comprising: a footed soup tureen and cover, two circular vegetable dishes and covers, two circular deep bowls, a tazza, a double-lipped sauceboat on fixed stand, three 18-inch oval platters, three 16-inch oval platters, three 13 3/4-inch oval platters, two 12 1/4-inch oval platters, a large dinner plate, thirty-two dinner plates, twelve soup plates, twelve dessert plates, twenty side plates, a sugar bowl and cover and three ladles, shield marks in underglaze-blue, various impressed or painted numerals. 103 pieces.
Overall in good condition apart from some very minor and occasional rubbing to the gilding and scratches in the enamels.
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