• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 502

    A CRESTED AND INITIALED DINNER SERVICE

    CIRCA 1795

    Price Realised  

    A CRESTED AND INITIALED DINNER SERVICE
    CIRCA 1795
    The neoclassical shapes bordered with fruiting grapevine rendered in tones of sepia, grisaille and gilt, griffon-head crest and gilt cypher monogram, comprising:
    A soup tureen, cover and stand, 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) wide
    A pair of sauce tureens, covers and stands, 8 1/16 in. (20.3 cm.) wide A sauceboat, 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) long
    A pair of diamond-shaped stands, 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) wide
    A square bowl, 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) diameter
    An oval vegetable tureen and cover, 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) wide
    An oval vegetable dish and cover, 12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) wide
    A pair of oval liners, 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) wide
    Eight graduated oval platters, 16¼ to 10½ in. (41.3 to 26.7 cm.)
    Twenty-four dinner plates, 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diameter
    Eighteen shallow soup plates, 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) diameter
    Eighteen side plates, 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diameter
    Eleven butter plates, 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diameter
    Three pudding dishes, 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diameter
    Twelve pots-de-creme and covers (125)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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