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Fifty-nine-piece Meissen "Blue Onion" Pattern Porcelain Dinner Service

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Fifty-nine-piece Meissen "Blue Onion" Pattern Porcelain Dinner Service, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, white ground with blue floral and vine motif, maker's marks, sixteen dinner plates, dia. 9 1/2, sixteen dessert/salad plates, dia. 7 1/2, eight bread and butter plates, dia. 6, eight side dishes, dia. 5, two covered tureens, ht. 9 1/4, three round serving platters, dia. 12 1/4 to 15 3/4, two oval serving platters, lg. 17 1/4, a rectangular serving platter, lg. 15 1/2, a fish serving platter, lg. 23 3/4, a server with handles, lg. 10 1/2, and a sauceboat with integrated stand, lg. 10 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

No visible damage or repairs. Assembled service, most having a first quality crossed swords mark, some having the word "Meissen" within an oval.


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

Germany, Blue Onion, Dinner, Food and drink, Plate, Platter, Porcelain, Tableware, Tureen

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