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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 513

    A SCHIRNDING PORCELAIN 'SALVADOR DALI' SERVICE IN FITTED TRUNK

    CIRCA 1979, MARKED FOR SCHIRNDING, INSCRIBED SIRENAS PEINADAS CON CORAL Y HORMIGA, DALI, 1977, FURTHER EXTENSIVELY INSCRIBED AND NUMBERED

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    A SCHIRNDING PORCELAIN 'SALVADOR DALI' SERVICE IN FITTED TRUNK
    CIRCA 1979, MARKED FOR SCHIRNDING, INSCRIBED SIRENAS PEINADAS CON CORAL Y HORMIGA, DALI, 1977, FURTHER EXTENSIVELY INSCRIBED AND NUMBERED
    Each decorated with mermaids flanked by red coral, Dali's signatures and small symbolic depictions of a fisherman, an ant, a snail, a sailboat, a nude maiden and a bird, with gilt rims, comprising:
    A soup tureen and cover
    A sauceboat and stand
    A salad bowl
    Three graduated rectangular serving dishes in sizes
    Twelve soup bowls
    Twenty-three dinner plates
    Twelve salad plates
    Twelve two-handled soup bowls and saucers
    Two small bowls
    A coffee-pot and cover
    A sugar-bowl and cover
    A cream-jug
    Twelve coffee cups and saucers
    11 in. (29 cm.) wide, the soup tureen overall


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    This service is from a production limited to one thousand services, of which this is number 222. The original design by Dali is kept in the Dali Museum in Figueras, Spain.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A CONNECTICUT COLLECTOR