A Minton pale turquoise ground part dinner and dessert service, painted with flower sprays within gilt feuille de choux cartouches and gilt moulded scroll borders, comprising: two large tureens and covers, 28cms high, four vegetable dishes and covers, one with internal divider, two handled shallow tureen, four sauce tureens with covers and three stands, two muffin dishes, six soup plates, thirty four dinner plates, 26cms diameter, three small cups and saucers, six larger saucers and fourteen dessert plates, five graduated oval serving dishes, rounded rectangular dish and a stand and spare plate, some later replacements (quantity)
Provenance: Berwick House, Shropshire
Will benefit from a clean.
Both large tureens with cracked bodies, one vegetable dish with cracked body and damaged foot, one with divider has stapled repairs and cracked lid and restored finial. Heat crazing and discolouration to shallow tureen; one sauce tureen with cracked foot one with bad repaired body, another with hairline crack to base; two stands cracked; muffin dishes no lids, bad heat crazing; soup plates all with heat crazing, four cracked; twenty four dinner plates are cracked and damaged; one saucer damaged; three desert plates damaged; largest graduated oval serving dish with rim cracks, one of smallest with chips and body crack; rounded rectangular dish cracked; spare plate chipped.
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