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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: French: Pre 1900: Item # 445723

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French opaline dish, finger bowl and lidded box
A French opaline dish, finger bowl and lidded box. The dish with gilt decoration of flower garlands and an à la grecque border, c 1820-30, the bowl undecorated, c 1840. The lid of the little box too with some decoration in gilt. Box and dish with polished backs. The “bleu céleste”, so much en vogue in porcelain of the period (Sèvres) of the dish is a little lighter than the other pieces. Diam. of dish: "6 ¾/17 cm. Height of bowl: "3 ¼/8 cm, diam. "4 ¾/12 cm. Diam. of box "2 3/4/ 7 cm. Condition: rubbing to the gilt, and the dish has two restored rim chips (cf photos).


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