Antique Meissen 68-piece floral dinner service
German, c. 1900
Largest serving dish: Height 6cm, width 52.5cm, depth 37.5cm
Square salad bowl: Height 9.5cm, width 22cm, depth 22cm
This beautiful Meissen part dinner and dessert service is comprised of some 68 pieces. The pieces in the service feature a white-cream porcelain ground accented with gilt edges and details and adorned with vibrantly coloured painted floral sprays. The set is comprised of six tureens with covers; one square bowl; five serving dishes, two circular and three oval; a sweetmeat dish; ten soup dishes, sixteen dinner plates, seven lunch plates, three bread plates, and four dessert plates; four coffee cups and saucers; and a twin salt with central loop handle.
Each piece is marked to the underside with blue crossed sword marks for Meissen.