Antique German porcelain twelve piece dessert service
German, c. 1880
Seven flat plates: Height 2cm, diameter 22cm
Four raised plates: Height 6.5cm, diameter 25cm
Larger raised plate: Height 10cm, diameter 25cm
This fine, regal dessert service comprises five presentation plates, of which one is larger, which stand upright on four feet, as well as seven flat plates. All of the plates are painted to their centre with 17th Century style scenes of horseback battles. The plates each feature a dark blue pierced border with gilt patterned ornamentation. Each of the plates bear a porcelain mark to the underside.