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An extensive Paris (Rihouët) porcelain composite part dessert-service

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An extensive Paris (Rihouët) porcelain composite part dessert-service
in the Sèvres-style, painted to the centre with loose sprays of flowers and fruiting branches within green-ground borders reserved with panels of flowers and fruit gilt with leaves issuing blooms within shaped gilt-line rims, comprising: two three tier tazzae with ring handles; four high comports; four comports with everted rims; two low comports; two pierced stand, the shaloow bowls with foliate rims on pierced scrolling feet; two ice-pale covers; twenty-seven dessert-plates; seven side-plates; four cups and saucers, with entwined branch handles; and twelve smaller cups and thirteen saucers, printed and gilt marks, 19th century (damages and repairs)

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Louis Marie Francois Rihouët managed a decorating and retail shop firstly on the Rue de l'Arbre-Sec and then the Rue de la Paix operating between 1818 until about 1889, dealing mainly in table wares and crystal glass.
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