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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 256

    A ROYAL COPENHAGEN PORCELAIN CHILDREN'S PART DINNER SERVICE

    CIRCA 1894-1900, GREEN PRINTED CROWN AND TRIPLE BLUE WAVE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED LETTERS AND INCISED MARKS, ALL SIGNED OR WITH MONOGRAM MARKS FOR H. LARSEN

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    A ROYAL COPENHAGEN PORCELAIN CHILDREN'S PART DINNER SERVICE
    CIRCA 1894-1900, GREEN PRINTED CROWN AND TRIPLE BLUE WAVE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED LETTERS AND INCISED MARKS, ALL SIGNED OR WITH MONOGRAM MARKS FOR H. LARSEN
    Finely painted with gnomes at various pursuits, including dancing, cooking and tending large vegetables, comprising: a scalloped serving tray, a large oval platter, two smaller oval platters, three shaped oblong dishes in two sizes, and nineteen salad plates
    16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide, the oval serving platter


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    The artist H. Larsen also decorated the celebrated 'Game' services at the turn of the 20th century.

    Provenance

    Possibly ordered by Princess Elena of Greece, Grand Duchess of Russia, for the palace nursery in Athens (17 January 1882-13 March 1957);
    By descent to her daughter, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, later Princess Paul of Yugoslavia (11 June 1903 – 16 October 1997);
    By descent to her grandson, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN ROYAL COLLECTION