• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    AN ASSEMBLED HEREND 'ROTHSCHILD BIRD' PART DINNER AND DESSERT SERVICE

    MODERN, BLUE SHIELD AND CROSSED PAINTBRUSH MARKS

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    AN ASSEMBLED HEREND 'ROTHSCHILD BIRD' PART DINNER AND DESSERT SERVICE
    Modern, blue shield and crossed paintbrush marks
    Painted with birds perched among branches and scattered insects, with ozier molded bands at the rims and branch handles with flower terminals, comprising: a large oval two-handled tureen and cover; a circular two-handled tureen, cover with bird finial and stand; a double-lipped sauce-boat; a square open vegetable dish; a small square bowl; four triangular dishes; two variant round bowls; two circular platters; two oval platters; two graduated small oval dishes; an oblong two-handled tray; a double-salt; two small leaf-shaped sweetmeat dishes; twelve soup plates; twelve large dinner plates; twelve slightly smaller plates; twelve bread and butter plates; six finger bowls; a coffee-pot with wishbone handle and cover; a teapot and cover; a large sugar-bowl and cover; two sugar-bowls and covers with bird finials; two cream-jugs, one with wishbone handle; twelve cups and saucers; together with a similarly decorated Herend fluted vase and a small cicular box and cover with dolphin finial
    15 in. (38.1 cm.) wide, overall, the oval tureen (117)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOT 114)