Lot 100 , An extensive Coalport dessert service, c.1825, 45 pieces including covers
An extensive Coalport dessert service, c.1825, each piece painted with a bouquet of fruit and flowers, the fawn coloured border moulded and painted with flower sprays, comprising a pair of sauce tureens, covers and stands, eleven various shaped dishes, eighteen 24cm plates and ten 21cm plates, 45 pieces including covers
All of the pieces in the service have some occasional wear to the gilding and occasional minor scuffing and scratching to the enamel decoration and some crazing to the glaze and some occasional light patches of staining.
One of the sauce tureen covers has a short crack to the edge of the rim
One of the square dessert dishes has quite heavy wear to the gilding on the rim on two sides
Two of the shell shaped dessert dishes have imperfections, one with a crack to the base, which only appears as a a fine hairline on top and the second one has some staining to the interior.
One of the 10 21cm plates has a restored under rim chip with a short hairline crack coming from it, the restoration is now discoloured
Of the remaining 18 24cm plates several have a little bit more wear to the gilding on the exterior otherwise in good condition with no restoration chips or cracks.
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Sold for £4,400