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A Paris (Feuillet) Sevres-style part dinner- service

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A Paris (Feuillet) Sevres-style part dinner- service, painted in colours with flower-sprays within apple-green borders and gilt rims reserved with similar oval panels of flowers - some inscribed in gilt, first half of 19th century, comprising: Four pierced circular baskets with flared rims on waisted stems and square bases (two repaired, one badly damaged) - 9in. diameter. Four circular centrepieces, each with two gilt cherub supports and waisted stem, the base on three gilt paw feet (one extensively restored, one cracked) - 8in. diameter. A pair of two-handled ice-pails and covers (one restored) - 10in wide. Three pierced circular baskets, each on three paw feet (one damaged) - 10in. diameter. Four tazzae with shaped gilt rims and waisted circular feet - 8in. diameter. Three similar low tazzae - 8in. diameter. A pair of shallow bowls with lobed rims and fluted sides, each on circular gilt foot (one chipped) - 9in. diameter. Twenty-four plates (some chipped and damaged) 10in. diameter. Eighteen soup-plates - 7in. diameter. Provenance: By repute, Frohentahl (?) Porcelain made to the order of George III and presented to Elizabeth, Countess of Effingham, on the occasion of her marriage to Field-Marshal Sir George Howard, who bequeathed it to his daughter, Lady Maria Howard, wife of Guy Carleton, Lord Dorchester, who in turn bequeathed it to his daughter, the Hon. Maria Carleton, wife of William, Lord Bolton, who in 1862 bequeathed it to her Great-niece, the Hon. Henrietta Carleton, afterwards Baroness Dorchester, 1899

ID:  12959



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