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Early 19th c. Minton Hand Painted Dessert Service w/ Shells

$21,500per set


An extraordinary, museum quality botanical and mollusk decorated dessert service. Each uniquely decorated piece is hand painted with all different shells and flowers on a cobalt blue ground, all highlighted in gold. There are 12 dessert plates, 2 shell-shaped bowls, 2 oval bowls and 2 rectangular bowls. The condition is unbelievable and this would create an show-stopper display!


  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.75 in. (1.91 cm)Diameter: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 18
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent commensurate with age.
  • Seller Location
    Great Barrington, MA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: 1203238331548

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