Offered for sale is a stunning 19th century European porcelain 13-piece dessert set decorated with a yellow-ground, each piece hand painted in puce camaïeu with a different scene highlighted in gilt. There are two heart shaped serving bowls and two square serving bowls with nine plates.
The set is in very good condition with the following noted:
There is a tight hairline crack to one of the plates, seen mostly on the back, not really noticeable on the front.
There is a small chip to the edge of one of the plates.
There is slight wear to the yellow ground in all of the pieces from stacking without protection.
Size of 9 Plates: 8 ½” Diameter
Size of 2 Heart Shaped Dishes: 10 ½” Length by 8” Height
Size of 2 Square Shaped Dishes: 9 ¼” Square.
13 Piece Puce Camaïeu Porcelain Dessert Set