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579

A DAVENPORT PEARLWARE 'FALLEN LEAVES' ASSEMBLED DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1800

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 USD

A DAVENPORT PEARLWARE 'FALLEN LEAVES' ASSEMBLED DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1800

A DAVENPORT PEARLWARE 'FALLEN LEAVES' ASSEMBLED DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1800

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 USD

Lot sold:

43,750

USD

A DAVENPORT PEARLWARE 'FALLEN LEAVES' ASSEMBLED DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1800


painted with autumnal leaves, with black or brown-edged rims, comprising two oval sauce tureens and covers on fixed stands, a ladle and a pierced ladle, three pierced oval baskets and four pierced oval stands, four oval serving dishes, six shell-shaped dishes, two rectangular dishes, an oval stand, four soup plates and nineteen plates, impressed Davenport and anchor marks. 49 pieces

Overall good appearance. For a service of this size the overall general condition of the majority of the pieces is good.


2 leaf-shaped dish with restored rim hairline crack. 1 two handled dish with a restored hairline crack at rim. 1 plate with restored rim chip to underside. 1 basket with handles lacking, another with a handle section of the rim re-stuck.


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.

Christie's New York, 22 January 1998 sale 8806, lot 292 (23 pieces)