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Minton Porcelain Partial Tea Service

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
351
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Minton Porcelain Partial Tea Service, England, c. 1830-40, gilt trim to a blue ground with foliate scroll framed cartouches polychrome enamel decorated with landscapes of houses and castles, including a covered teapot, lg. 9 5/8; teapot stand, dia. 7 5/8; covered two-handled sugar bowl, lg. 7; waste bowl, dia. 6 3/8; ten teacups and saucers; and a cake dish, lg. 9 1/2 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-600

Cups with light and scattered gilt wear. saucers with heavier gilt wear, especially to centers of some; one saucer with a 1/4" rim chip on exterior edge. Waste bowl with gilt wear to rim and bowl center.


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

United Kingdom, Scroll, Tea service, Tea set, Teacup, Teapot, Teaware

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