Decorative Arts & Design

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January 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 195

Lot 195

Derby Puce, Red and Gilt Decorated Service, c.1820-25

Derby Puce, Red and Gilt Decorated Service, c.1820-25
Lot 195 Details
Derby Puce, Red and Gilt Decorated Service, c.1820-25

comprising two hundred and two pieces: 52 dinner plates, 18 soup plates, 16 dessert plates, 35 side plates, 6 egg cups, 6 breakfast cups and 8 saucers, 5 tea cups, 5 coffee cups, 14 saucers, cream jug, covered sugar basin, waste bowl, 3 saucer dishes, 2 heart-shaped dishes, oblong basket, 6 covered sauce tureens and 4 stands, 4 covered vegetable dishes, 2 covered soup tureens, 12 oval platters in graduated sizes
condition noted
largest platter length 20 in — 50.7 cm
printed and painted marks in red

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $5,100
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


There are some condition issues in the way of minor chips, cracks, repairs, etc. to: 12 dinner plates, 5 soup plates, 6 dessert plates, 7 side plates, 4 saucers, 3 coffee cans, 3 tea cups, 1 sauce tureen, 2 egg cups, square basket/comport, 1 platter (34 cm long), both soup tureens (each has one foot repaired), all 4 covered vegetable dishes (cracks); otherwise substantially in good condition with some wear to gilding and discolouration to some pieces

LOT 195

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.