01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Seventy-one-piece English Ironstone Partial Dinner Service

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM


Seventy-one-piece English Ironstone Partial Dinner Service, with a polychrome pattern of phoenixes on a rock with flowering foliage, comprising twenty-four plates, approx. dia. 9 1/2; nineteen shallow bowls, approx. dia. 9 1/2; seventeen plates, dia. 8; two gilded and shaped single-handled dishes, lg. 9 1/2 and 11 1/4; two gilded double-handled dishes, lg. 11; six oval platters, lg. 10 to 18 1/2; and a creamer, ht. 4 in.
Estimate $600-800

This is an assembled set with variations in the colors of white ground and use of enamels. One of the platters is marked Davenport otherwise all bare varying marks for Mason's.
Three 9 1/2" dia. plates with damages: one with several footrim chips; one broken in half and cleanly reglued; and one with a rim chip under the glaze. There is also a small chip to the lip of the spout on the jug. All shows scattered, but light, usage wear. No other evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


English Ironstone Partial Dinner Service, Davenport