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An extensive Herend 'Rothschild' dinner service
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An extensive Herend 'Rothschild' dinner service

CIRCA 1970, BLUE HEREND HUNGARY SHIELD MARK, VARIOUS BLUE NUMERALS

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An extensive Herend 'Rothschild' dinner service
CIRCA 1970, BLUE HEREND HUNGARY SHIELD MARK, VARIOUS BLUE NUMERALS
Painted with 'the Rothschild bird pattern' with two birds perched on branches between a pearl necklace, with border in Alt Ozier, outlined in gilt, comprising: a two-handled globular tureen and cover, a pair of smaller tureens and covers, a pair of low vegetable tureens and covers, a pair of double-branch table candlesticks with removable upper part, a pair of double-lipped sauce boats, a salt and pepper cellar, a pair of circular small baskets, an oval low basket, an ash tray, a squat small vase, a milk jug, a pair of ovoid small vases, a pair of baluster small vases, a pair of circular mustard cups and covers, an oval sugar bowl and cover, a globular teapot and cover, a baluster coffee pot and cover, a footed coupe, five condiment side plates forming a circle, a deep square bowl, another shallow bowl, a toothpick holder, twelve covered cups and saucers, twelve large cups and saucers, twelve mocca cups and saucers, a circular tray, two oval chargers, in sizes, two circular chargers, in sizes, a pair of oval dishes, twelve plates, twelve deep plates, twelve dessert plates, twelve smaller plates (171)
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The Rothschild Bird pattern was first created in 1850. Baroness Rothschild supposedly lost her pearl necklace in the garden of her Vienna residence. The necklace was found by her gardener who saw birds playing with it in a tree.

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