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Two Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Porcelain Sauceboats

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
790
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Two Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Porcelain Sauceboats, Denmark, c. 1969-79, each with white ground and polychrome botanical specimens, with crabstock handles, attached undertray with crenellated gilt rim, factory marks to underside and Latin inscription of specimen name, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Latin inscription to one "Lysimachia nemorum L.," and the other "Lysimachia nummularia L."

Some light wear to gilding and surfaces, signs of age-typical wear.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Denmark, Flora Danica, Royal Copenhagen, Sauce boat, Tableware

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