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A CHAMBERLAIN WORCESTER PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1815

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

A CHAMBERLAIN WORCESTER PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1815

A CHAMBERLAIN WORCESTER PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1815

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

16,250

USD

A CHAMBERLAIN WORCESTER PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1815


painted with panels of feathers within gilt-edged borders molded in relief with sprays of Thistles, Roses and Clover, reserved on a pale-celadon ground, comprising: a footed rectangular two-handled stand, a lozenge-shaped dish, two square-dishes, a sauce-tureen and cover, and sixteen plates, all but one of the plates and dishes with crown and script mark referring to Piccadilly address in iron-red or black, or Chamberlain Worcester mark. 22 pieces

Some scattered stacking wear to the gilding at the cavettos

2 plate shallow chip to underside of rim.

2 plates shallow chip to underside of rim and a short associated hairline crack, one of which with a faint star crack to body.

1 plate hairline crack to rim, one of which with a large chip to footrim.

1 plate with two hairline cracks to rim. The footed stand with some light kiln speckling to foot.

The lozenge-shaped dish with a gilded over rim chip, and areas of faint glaze crazing to underside.

The overall appearance of the service is good.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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