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French Porcelain Aesthetic Movement Dessert Set

Auction:
2183
Lot:
771
Sold for:
$881$750

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

French Porcelain Aesthetic Movement Dessert Set, late 19th/early 20th century, printed and painted with birds, insects, and Japonesque motifs, with scalloped gilt rim, comprising eleven plates, (dia. 9 3/8), four raised cake plates (dia. 9 1/4), and a pair of tazzae (one with stem off), (dia. 9 1/4 in.), (17 pieces total).
Estimate $800-1,000

Keywords

Aestheticism, Modern art, Symbolism, University of Oxford