• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 136

    A COALPORT BLUE-GROUND BOTANICAL DESSERT-SERVICE

    CIRCA 1825, GILT PATTERN NO. 976

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    A COALPORT BLUE-GROUND BOTANICAL DESSERT-SERVICE
    CIRCA 1825, GILT PATTERN NO. 976
    Painted with bouquets within cloud-shaped gilt cartouches and scattered gilt sprays, within gilt gadrooned rims, comprising:
    A large quatrefoil two-handled footed centrepiece, two feet re-stuck, short cracks to well, one handle cracked
    Two oval two-handled footed sauce tureens, covers and stands, chipping to finial and gadrooned rim of one, the other restored to one foot and regilt to socle, one stand with short crack to footrim and the other chipped to footrim
    Four shaped retangular two-handled dishes, one with hairline and staining, the others with staining
    Four shaped circular dishes with pierced scroll-moulded handle, one cracked and three stained
    Four shaped oval two-handled dishes, one cracked and riveted, one extensively stained, one with two hairline cracks to rim and one misfired to centre
    Twenty-one plates, one restored and gilding refreshed to rim, three extensively stained, four with hairline cracks, some slight wear to gilding and enamels throughout


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