Extraordinary Haviland Limoges set that has been passed down in one family for over 100 years.
This elegant set features a scalloped edge, sprays of pink roses and a gilt edging. All are in near perfect condition. The only exceptions are writing on the base of one ramekin - CUP, and CE, which happens to be the initials of the last owner's father, and small 'spider' lines on the inside of one ramekin. The 'spider' is a faint hairline, that does not extend to the outside of the ramekin. Both issues are shown in the photos. Both the underplate and the feet of the serving bowl show minor bottom wear. The set must have originally included more ramekins and saucers.
Historically, puddings were not only the familiar milk based desserts, but confections of fruits, steamed cakes, custards and charlottes. The liner and ramekins have an unglazed bottom, so they could be heated or gently baked in a waterbath.
Included in this set are the serving bowl, 9 1/4" x 3 1/2", white liner, 8 1/2" x 2 1/2", underplate, 11 1/4", five ramekins, each 3 1/4" x 1 1/2" and four saucers, 5 1/8".
No chips, no damages (other than the above) and little, if any, wear to the gold trim. This set is marked with the "red and green" Haviland, France and Haviland & Co Limoges. This mark was used 1894 - 1931, set dates from about 1900 - 1910.
Shipping will require a large box, or two regular boxes, whichever is both safe and most economical.
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