14 June 2006
AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE
CIRCA 1850, PERHAPS DAVENPORT, IMPRESSED 8
Each painted with figures in river and castle landscapes, within scroll-moulded borders painted with bouquets and flower sprays against a buff ground, comprising:
Two shaped oval pierced dishes,
One diamond shaped dish,
some stacking wear
Used regularly by H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
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Davenport was a prolific producer of dessert services such as this, offering a variety with topographical views.
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