Set of Twelve Mintons Gilt-Decorated Pâte-sur-Pâte Porcelain Rim Soup Bowls
Decorated by R. Bradbury and retailed by Tiffany & Co.
Diameter 9 inches.
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $6,250 (includes buyer's premium)
Additional Notes & Condition Report
each appears to be in generally good condition; no apparent rim chips, hairline cracks, gilding losses, etc.; each cameo reserve appears to be in generally good condition; some centers with light superficial scratch marks, not of any consequence; gold maker's and retailer's stamp mark on the verso; some plates have a black spot or dot on the verso near the stamp mark, apparently as placed there by the factory (significance or meaning unknown); not blacklighted; examination with a strong loupe (magnifing glass) shows a network of fine crazing to the reserves and surrounding area, however, the crazing is not really noticeable to the naked eye
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