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Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Coffee Service with Ten Cups and Saucers

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
614
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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

Description:

Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Coffee Service with Ten Cups and Saucers, Denmark, second half of the 20th century, white ground and polychrome painted botanical specimens, gilt highlights, factory marks, and most with Latin specimen names inscribed to underside; a coffeepot with rosebud knop, ht. 6 3/4; two creamers, ht. 2 3/4; ten saucers with crenellated rims, dia. 5 3/8; ten cups with crabstock handles, ht. 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Latin names for specimens painted inscribed to verso; coffee with "Vinca minor L.," creamers with "Saxifraga sp.," and "Geranium dissectum L.," ten cups with "Vesicaria arctica R. Br.," "era intermedia Hagne. (indistinct)," "Carex bicolor All.," "Epilobium alpinum L.," "Viola Um. brosa Fr.," "Veronica alpina Horn," "Campanu. la hederacea L.," "Sedum sex. angulare Horn," "Gentiana corol. la 5-fida ete. Oed.," "Lotus cor. niculatus L."

All in good condition with some light wear to gilding and surfaces. No chips, cracks.


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

Denmark, Classical music, Crockery, Cups and Saucers, Flora Danica, Opera, Saucer, Teaware, Vocal music

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