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A very extensive assembled Royal Copenhagen ‘Blue Lace’ dinner, dessert, tea and coffee service, 19th and 20th century

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 USD

Property from an Important Midwestern Collection

A very extensive assembled Royal Copenhagen ‘Blue Lace’ dinner, dessert, tea and coffee service, 19th and 20th century

A very extensive assembled Royal Copenhagen ‘Blue Lace’ dinner, dessert, tea and coffee service, 19th and 20th century

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

94,500

USD

Property from an Important Midwestern Collection


A very extensive assembled Royal Copenhagen ‘Blue Lace’ dinner, dessert, tea and coffee service, 19th and 20th century


comprising:


Tablewares:


45 reticulated dinner plates, shape 1/1084, diam. 10 in., 25.5 cm;

20 reticulated dessert plates, shapes 1/1085, 1/ 1091, diam. 9 1/8 in., 23.2 cm;

10 basket weave-reticulated dessert plates, shape 1/1136, diam. 8 1/8 in., 20.7 cm;

6 reticulated soup plates, shape 1/1078, diam. 10 in., 25.5 cm;

6 soup plates, shape 1/565, diam. 9 3/4 in., 24.8 cm;

2 reticulated small soup bowls, shape 1/1170, diam. 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm;

24 reticulated salad plates, shape 1/1086, diam. 7 3/4 in., 19.8 cm;

6 salad plates, shape 1/652, diam. 7 1/2 in., 19 cm;

45 reticulated side plates, shape 1/1087, diam. 7 in., 17.8 cm;

12 side plates, shape 1 /574, diam. 6 3/4 in., 17.2 cm;

46 reticulated bread and butter plates, shape 1/1088, diam. 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm;

and 6 bread and butter plates, shape 1/576, diam. 5 1/2 in., 14 cm;

1 large reticulated oval fish dish, shape 1/1133, width 24 in., 61 cm;

6 breakfast bowls, shape 1/573, diam. 6 1/4 in., 15.9 cm;


Serving wares:


3 large reticulated footed comports, shapes 1/1011, 1/1022, height of tallest 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm;

1 large rectangular platter, shape 1/1187, width 18 in., 45.8 cm;

2 reticulated rectangular trays, shapes 1/1067, 1/1122, width of largest 16 1/8 in., 41 cm;

3 oval platters in three sizes, shapes 1/1058, 1/534, 1/1151, width of largest 18 3/4 in., 47.7 cm;

A pair of large reticulated hexagonal dishes, shape 1/1120, width 16 3/4 in., 42.6 cm;

3 large reticulated circular platters, shape 1/1041, diam. 13 in., 33 cm;

A pair of reticulated dishes, shape 1/1062, diam. 10 in, 25.5 cm;

A pair of oblong reticulated dishes, shape 1/1194, width 14 7/8 in., 37.8 cm;

1 footed comport, shape 1/1092, diam. 9 in., 23 cm;


1 large basket weave reticulated oval basket, shape 1/ 1141, width 18 1/4 in., 46.5 cm;

A pair of large reticulated oval baskets and reticulated stands, shape 1/ 1059, 1/ 1060, width of stand 13 1/2 in., 34.3 cm;

A further pair of reticulated baskets, shape 1/1002, width 11 5/8 in., 29.6 cm;

A pair of basket weave reticulated oval baskets and reticulated stands and an additional stand, shape 1/1056, 1/1057, width of stand 10 3/4 in., 27.3 cm;

3 small basket weave reticulated circular baskets, shape 1/1054, diam. 7 1/2 in., 19 cm


2 large oval tureens, covers and two stands, shapes 1/595, 1/596, 1/598, width of stands 16 1/4 in., 41.3 cm;

1 large reticulated bottle cooler, applied with models of snails, shape 1/1048, height 7 1/4 in., 18.5 cm;

1 pair of reticulated bottle coolers, applied with models of snails, shape 1/1047, height 6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm;

1 reticulated bottle cooler, shape 1/1132, height 6 1/2 in., 16.5 cm;

1 bottle cooler, shape 1/627, height 6 1/2 in., 16.5 cm;

1 large reticulated hor d'oeuvres dish applied with models of snails, shape 1/1005, width 13 1/2 in., 34.5 cm

6 kidney-shaped dishes, shape 1/560, width 8 5/8 in., 22 cm;


Smaller table wares:


1 oval sauce-tureen and cover on fixed stand, shape 1/589;

1 circular sauce-tureen and cover on fixed stand, shape 1/590;

A pair of double-lipped sauceboats on stands, shape 1/585;

1 small handled sauceboat, shape 1/661

A pair of oval reticulated sauce pots, shape 1/1177

1 water jug and cover, shape 1/722, height 9 in.;

1 trefoil leaf-shaped reticulated dish, shape 1/1077;

1 trefoil pickle dish, shape 1/1167;

1 circular pot, 1/1183

A set of four hexagonal reticulated small stands, shape 1/1144;

A pair of oil and vinegar cruets and stoppers, shape 1/1033;

A further pair of cruets and stoppers, shape 1/1179;

A pair of oval butter tubs and covers, shape 1/685;

1 mustard pot and reticulated cover on fixed stand, shape 1/1176

1 further mustard pot and cover, shape 1/398

1 circular spice pot, shape 1/1001;

1 oval spice box, shape 1/1033;

A pair of salt and pepper shakers, shapes 1/711, 1/712;

1 matchstick holder, shape 1/2183;

1 oval serving plate, shape 1/613;

6 footed ice-cream bowls, shape 1/ 638, height 3 1/4 in., 8.3 cm;

2 oval pierced meat strainers;


Tea and coffee wares:


2 coffee pots and a cover, shape 1/507, height 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm;

1 coffee ewer and cover, shape 1/518;

1 further coffee ewer and reticulated cover, shape 1/1030;

4 teapots and covers, shapes 1/1118, 1/1117, 1/684, 1/608;

2 hot water jugs and covers, shape 1/506, 1/1025;

1 milk jug, shape 1/645;

7 small cream jugs, shapes 1/521, 1/522, 1/1031, 1/1032;

2 sugar pots, shape 1/1044;

6 two-handled cups, reticulated covers and stands, shape 1/1039;

5 coffee cups and saucers, shape 1/719;

10 large tea cups and saucers, shape 1/525;

5 teacups and saucers, shape 1/713;

9 demi-tasse cups and 8 saucers, shape 1/1037;

2 further demi-tasse cups and saucers, shape 1/1038;


Decorative wares


A pair of large figural six-light reticulated candelabra, shape 1/1006, height 21 1/2 in., 54.7 cm;

A pair of two-light reticulated candelabra, shape 1/1169, height 9 1/2 in., 24.2 cm;

A pair of pierced tulip vases with figural handles, shape 1/389, height 7 in., 17.8 cm;

1 reticulated flower vase, shape 1/1124, height 7 3/4 in., 19.8 cm;

A set of four reticulated small ovoid –shaped flower vases, shape 1/1043, height 3 in., 7.7 cm;

A further set of four in a smaller size, shape 1/1045, height 1 3/4 in.;

4 further small flower vases, shapes 1/1161, 1/1162, 1/1112, 1/1015;

1 table cigarette lighter, shape 1/1230,

standard printed and painted factory marks

together with a Höchst two-handled sauce tureen, modern. 468 pieces.

For a service of this size the condition is exceptional. Only a few pieces have condition issues as below: 1 dessert plate with rim restored. 1 soup plate with a flat chip to rim 1 shaped dish with a restored rim chip Overall in very good appearance.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Christie’s New York, May 20, 2014, lots 142-146 (part)