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Lot 0355
Extensive Royal Worcester Vitreous China Partial Dinner Service

ca. 1891, English, transfer-printed in the Aesthetic taste, the set including twenty-four dinner plates, dia. 10-1/2", twenty-three luncheon plates, dia. 9-1/4", twelve soup plates, dia. 10", a nest of eight graduated platters, including two pairs, w. 7-1/4" to 22", d. 5-1/2" to 11", a soup tureen, h. 11", w. 15", d. 6-1/2", four covered vegetable dishes with elephant-head handles, h. 7-1/2", w. 9-1/4", d. 6-1/4", a pair of sauce tureens on stands, h. 7-1/4", w. 8-1/4", d. 6", a pair of gravy boats, h. 4-1/2", w. 7-1/4", d. 3", marked with a registry for 1886-1887, and a printed Royal Worcester mark introduced in 1891, lacking a date and code.

Condition

One of the vegetable tureens has two small chips - one to the inside of the rim, the other to the base of the foot rim. One of the soup bowls has a partial 2" spiderweb crack to its underside. The smallest of the nesting platters has a small chip to its foot rim. One dinner plate has a surface chip to its rim that has been painted to match plate gilding. All the plates have light two-prong stilt marks on their undersides, which are to be expected with kiln firing. Dinner service is in overall excellent condition with no significant losses or wear.

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Royal Worcester Vitreous China Dinner Service

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800May 18, 2019