Mason's Chinoiserie Ironstone China Dinner Service, England, Staffordshire, mid-19th century, each polychrome enamel-decorated and gilded with a central scene of an Asian landscape, ten each: shallow bowls, dia. 9, shallow bowls, dia. 10 1/4, plates, dia. 7 3/4, plates, dia. 9, and plates, dia. 10 1/4; sauceboat, lg. 6 3/4; covered soup tureen, ht. 11, covered vegetable tureen, ht. 6, and two oblong serving platters, lg. 17 1/4 and 22 in.
All with rubbing and loss to enamel and gilding. Some bowls and plates with crazing and knife marks. 9 bowls: One with repaired footrim chip. 10 1/4 bowls: One with rim chip and large repair with inpainting. One with large repair with inpainting to rim. 7 3/4 plates: One with rim chip. 9 plates: Three with small repaired rim chip. One with large repairs and redamaged rim chip. One with small rim chip. 10 1/4 plates: One with small rim chip. One with large repaired and redamaged rim chip. One with large rim chip. One with rim chip and repaired rim chip. Sauceboat with hairline crack. Tureen with 1 in. hairline crack to rim. Large platter with inpainting to gilt.
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