JAMES GREEN & NEPHEW (manufacturer/retailer - active 1834 to 1874) - Rare - museum quality - Victorian/Aesthetic Movement - antique porcelain luncheon or dessert service - hand painted with butterflies in relief along with dragonflies - all set against various grasses on a Celadon background - finished with fine quality gilding and a gilt twisted rope border - total of 15 pieces (12 plates - 1 tall comport - 2 short comports) - hand painted model number on each piece - 4/8934 - all of the plates bear the back stamp - JAMES GREEN & NEPHEW - QUEEN VICTORIA ST. - ST. PAUL'S - England/United Kingdom - circa 1870.

The finest quality painted enamel decoration over the relief decorated porcelain creates a three dimensional effect - the insects and grasses appear to float over the surface of the plates & comports.

Good antique condition - two old professional repairs to the stems of two comports - otherwise in fine antique form with minor enamel wear appropriate to age and use.

Plate Size - 9 1/4" Diameter x 3/4" Deep.

Tall Comport Size - 10 5/8" Diameter x 6 3/4" High.

Small Comport Size - 9 1/4" Diameter x 5 1/4" High.

ITEM ID
2021-199
ITEM TYPE
Antique
PURPOSE
Decorator Plates, Dinnerware
COLOR
Gold, Green, Polychrome
STYLE
Aesthetic Movement, Victorian
TYPE
Hand Painted
ORIGIN
England • English

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JAMES GREEN & NEPHEW - Porcelain Dessert Service with Butterflies - Circa 1870

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