An extraordinary, museum quality botanical and mollusk decorated dessert service. Each uniquely decorated piece is hand painted with all different shells and flowers on a cobalt blue ground, all highlighted in gold. There are 12 dessert plates, 2 shell-shaped bowls, 2 oval bowls and 2 rectangular bowls. The condition is unbelievable and this would create a show-stopping display! c. 1800-1816, depth: 7", width/length: 9", and diameter: 9"
Early 19th c. Minton Hand Painted Dessert Service with Shells
x 9" width x 7" depth
Item #: 746