13 - 14 December 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN ASSEMBLED ENGLISH PORCELAIN ARMORIAL PART DINNER SET,
INCISED NUMBERS AND LETTERS, MID 19TH CENTURY,
some pieces with the coat of arms and crest of the Knapp family above the motto 'Spes Nostra Deus', comprising a footed soup tureen and cover; a two handled-vegetable dish and cover; two footed compotes; an oval vegetable dish; tear-drop shaped sauceboat; a two-handled circular dish; a small oval platter; eleven dinner plates; 17 lunch plates; thirteen dessert plates; three small fruit bowls; ten teacups and saucer; three coffee cups and saucers; and associated rimmed breakfast bowl
The soup tureen 15in. (38cm.) wide (71)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that there are eleven lunch plates in this lot, not seventeen.
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