May 16, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Three Pieces of Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica

Danish, 20th century, with hand painted botanical motif, applied flowers, gilt accents, and standard factory marks to bases and lid interiors, comprising a covered mustard pot with octagonal saucer; covered custard cup with triangular saucer; sauce boat with fixed tray, 5-3/4 x 9-1/4 in.

 Note: The service's name and decorations are based on the 51-volume botanical encyclopedia of Danish flora called Flora Danica which includes 3,060 colored folio-size engraved copper prints issued between 1761 and 1883. The complete Flora Danica scanned by the Danish National Library of Science and Medicine may be accessed at http://www5.kb.dk/en/tema/floradanica/index.html

Provenance:Private Florida Collection

Condition:

mustard pot with small chip to applied flower, mustard pot lid with two very minute chips to applied leaf and flower, sauce boat tray with small pin hole, minor gilt and paint loss, light wear to bases and lid flanges

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,968
05/16/2020

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