Elite Limoges 9pc Nut Set Dated 1902 & Signed by Artist

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 10, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

This is a 9 pc nut set consisting of a serving bowl and 8 small nut dishes. Serving bowl is marked on the bottom "Elite L France Helen H. Tuttle Dec. 1902". Small bowls are marked "Elite Works Limoges France H.H.T." They feature a pallette of soft muted fall colors and nuts with foliage and have gilt trim on the rims. All the pieces are in the shape of leaves and each piece is unique with a similar but different scene. Serving bowl is 8" long X 5 3/4" wide X 1 1/2" deep and small dishes are 4 1/2" long X 2 3/4" wide X 1" deep. Serving bowl has one chip underneath the rim that is not visible unless you turn the bowl over. One of the small dishes has a tiny crack that does not go all the way through the piece in the inside rim, but it is not noticeable as it is in a fold of the leaf. One small dish has the tip of the leaf broken off, but is not obvious because of the shape of the piece. Other than these exceptions, t are no other chips or cracks and I do not see any crazing. The set is quite old and has some light wear, but they are really beautiful. The pictures just do not do them justice. This would be a gorgeous set for serving nuts or candies at your bridge table or dinner table.

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