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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 23

    A PARIS ORNITHOLOGICAL PART DINNER-SERVICE

    CIRCA 1810, VARIOUS INCISED LETTERS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PARIS ORNITHOLOGICAL PART DINNER-SERVICE
    CIRCA 1810, VARIOUS INCISED LETTERS
    Painted with specimen birds, including a toucan and parrots, in landscapes, the borders with gilt ciselé fruiting scrolling foliage between gilt bands and centred above by rectangular band panels enclosing script species identifications, comprising:

    Twelve dinner-plates (one with star-crack to centre, one with D-shaped section of border broken out and restored with associated crack)
    Two bowls
    An oval dish
    (minute wear throughout, some with slight wear to rims and edges of wells)
    The oval dish 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) wide; the bowls 8 3/16 in. (21.3 cm.) diam.; the plates 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. (15)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN