Lot 1243

(60) MOTTAHEDEH 'CHELSEA BOTANICAL' DINNER SERVICE

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
(lot of 60) Mottahedeh porcelain dinner service, in the "Chelsea Botanical" pattern, decorated in varying drawings of plants commissioned by Sir Hans Sloane, Physician to King George III, for the Museum of Modern Art, all with maker's mark underfoot, including: (8) dinner plates, in the "D" style, (one) with chip under rim, approx 10.25"diam; (6) dinner plates, in the "A" style, approx 1.5"h, 10.25"diam; (7) salad/ dessert plates, (one) with minute chip/paint loss to rim, approx 8.25"diam; (10) bowls, approx 1.75"h, 7.25"diam; (3) leaf-shaped serving dishes, approx 2"h, 9.25"w, 12"d; (3) shell form dishes, varying sizes, largest: approx 2"h, 8.25"w, 8.25"d, smallest: approx 1.25"h, 5.5"w, 6.25"d; (1) pitcher, approx 9"h, 7"w (to handle), 5.5" diam; (10) flat cups, approx 2.75"h, 4"w (to handle), 2.75"diam; (12) saucers, approx 5.5"diam; 53lbs total**Provenance: An important Four Seasons, Austin, Texas penthouse estate** Start Price: $400.00

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