London, South Kensington
12 December 2000
An Art Deco part dinner service highlighted with gilt line decoration and marked to underside Jean Luce, Paris, comprising a sugar bowl and cover, a comport, five dinner plates and one saucer; two white glazed sets of oyster dishes, largest -- 10in. (25.4cm.) diam., seven in total; five small plates with gilt decorated rims; and nine champagne saucers, four with gilt decorated rims (29)
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The dinner service and possibly also the oyster dishes were kept at Coward's Paris apartment near Place Vendôme.
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