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Six Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Porcelain Trays

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
855
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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

Description:

Six Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Porcelain Trays, Denmark, c. 1969-84, white ground with polychrome botanical specimens, crenellated gilt rims, one crabstock handle at base with rosette, factory marks to underside, and bearing Latin inscription for name of specimen, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Latin names inscribed to each as follows: two with "Erigeron eriocephalus J. Vahl," "Sedum villosum L.," "Oxalis Acetosella v. coerulea D. C.," "Viola palustris L.," "Viola hirta L."

Light age-typical surface wear and wear to gilding.


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

Danish Culture Canon, Denmark, Flora Danica, Royal Copenhagen, Science

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