Limoges France Set 12 Royal China 22 Karat Gold Encrusted Service Dinner Plates

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
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  • Sold Date: Dec 09, 2015
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Limoges France Set 12 Royal China 22 Karat Gold Encrusted Service Dinner Plates
Description Vintage Limoges France Gold Encrusted Plates Set of 12 - cabinet plates, service plates or dinner plates Red stamped mark on some plates - Limoges French Decoration Hand Painted Encrusted gold stamp on all plates - 22 Karat Royal China Wide gold encrusted band, basket of pink and yellow roses in center - framed by thin gold band, creamy yellow surface. Center design looks like transfer decal with hand coloring. Gold band a little over 1 7/8" wide Plates measure 10 3/4" across Overall, the surfaces are in beautiful vintage condition. I find tiny specks and spots in encrusted bands where gold has darkened - most measure pinhead size to 1/16". A few are more of a line and measure approx. 3/8" long. Very minor wear to gold trim on rim edges in a few tiny spots. I find a dark speck in creamy yellow section on one plate and a light 1/2" scratch in yellow rose on one plate. I find small spots of stacking/color rubs - in creamy yellow section on some plates. These are hard to see in photos - marked example with red arrow. Otherwise no chips, cracks, glaze crazing or usage/utensil marks. Found at local estate with pink cloth dividers. I will include these - they have some spotting and soiling. I have taken several photos and these provide additional
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