• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 422

    A COALPORT PART DESSERT-SERVICE

    CIRCA 1910, GREEN PRINTED MARKS TO SOME PIECES

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    A COALPORT PART DESSERT-SERVICE
    CIRCA 1910, GREEN PRINTED MARKS TO SOME PIECES
    Each painted to the centre with a wreath framing a bird and flowers within petal shaped borders painted with bouquets above garlands, reserved on a blue ground decorated gilt with a band of concentric circles, gilt dentil rim
    The plates 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.


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    The present lot is of the same design as the part-service used aboard the Royal Yacht Osborne. Osborne was a wooden paddle yacht of 1,856 tons, launched in 1870 exclusively for Edward VII, when Prince of Wales.

    See Christie's London 'Works of Art from The Collection of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon', 14 June 2006, lot 769.

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