A Paris (Rihouet) green-ground part dessert service, circa 1835
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
A Paris (Rihouet) green-ground part dessert service
painted with bouquets of flowers within borders reserved with sprigs of flowers in gilt cartouches divided by dark green symmetrical palmette, C-scroll and swag ornament, comprising: a flared navette-shaped centre basket, 40cm. wide, supported by kneeling winged female figures, a conforming base on lion feet; a pair of flared circular baskets; a pair of campana-shaped bottle-coolers and liners, four comports, a pair of circular dessert tureens, four shell-shaped dishes, and thirty-five plates, red stenciled 'RIHOUET / Rue de la Paix' marks
Overall in good condition. A flared navette shaped centre basket, 40cm. wide: overall in good condition. Constructed from four separate elements which are bolted together. The bolts appear to be the original, slightly rusted. One of the kneeling figures has a firing crack to the lower part at the edge of her robe and on the cushion. A pair of flared circular baskets, each with a paper label for 'RIHOUET / Rue de la Paix': each constructed from two separate elements which are bolted together. The bolts appear to be the original, slightly rusted. A few scattered areas of staining and rust spotting to the porcelain. Overall in good condition. A pair of campana shaped bottle coolers and liners: the liners are in good order, each vase which is made from two separate elements bolted together with a paper label to the underside and both have slight chipping to the top of the stem where it joins the body of the vase. Overall in good order. Four comports: in good condition. A pair of circular dessert tureens: both with paper labels to the underside, both would originally had covers which are now missing. A few patches of staining. Overall in good condition. Four shell shaped dishes: All in good order with slight stacking wear. And thirty-five plates: one with slight rubbing to gilt rim, overall in good order. The majority marked.
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