An extensive Wedwood creamware composite dinner service
Circa 1780, impressed Wedgwood, and a part circa 1924, impressed Wedgwood, Etruria England or Made in England, impressed numerals starting with 3 or 4
The cream-coloured ground with borders of gilt stylised foliage between blue lines, the finials modelled as flowers enhanced in blue and gilt, comprising from the 18th century:
a large oval two-handled soup tureen, domed cover and saucer, 34cm wide; a soup spoon enhanced in blue, 26cm wide; a pair of oval low tureens with domed covers; a small oval tureen and domed cover on a fixed stand, 21,2cm wide; an ajour basket-woven circular bowl; an ajour basket-woven oval bowl; an ajour basket-woven circular dish; a pair of ajour basket-woven oval dishes; an oval basket with upright rope-twisted handle; a lozenge-shaped quadrupod strainer, 26,5cm wide; seven lozenge-shaped dishes in sizes; a rectangular dish with canted corners, 29,2cm wide; two large circular dishes in sizes; three circular strainers in sizes; seven large oval dishes in sizes; twenty nine dinner plates, 25cm diam; nine soup plates, 24,8cm diam.,
comprising from circa 1924:
an oval two-handled tureen and domed cover, 35cm wide; a pair of oval low tureens and domed covers; a pair of one-handled sauceboats on fixed stand, 21,5cm wide; a pair of small circular tureens on fixed stand with domed covers; a pierced sugarspoon, 18cm wide; three large oval dishes in sizes; six dinner plates, 25cm diam.; four soup plates, 24,7cm diam.; twelve dessert plates, 23,5cm diam.; fourteen side plates, 17cm diam.
See illustration (117)