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Overall with light wear. Some with nicks, frits, tiny chips and scattered imperfections in the making, as to be expected. Each examined under ultraviolet light. An octagonal soup tureen and cover - The ear of one animal-head handle chipped off. The cover knop restuck. A charger - Two small losses to the enamel border. A pair of saucer dishes - One with two small rim chips and with an approx. 31⁄2 in. line at 6 o’clock. Four large shaped rectangular platters - One smaller platter with an imperfection in the making and with several areas of restoration to the reverse rim. Both larger platters with losses to the enamel and gilt borders, particularly to one. Both with several restorations to the well and with restoration to the rims. A pair of rectangular platters and covers - Overall good condition. A small circular tureen and cover - With a horizontal line encircling the body of the tureen. Three shaped oval vegetable dishes and covers – Two with lines to the undersides. Two oval baskets and stands - The larger with one handle restuck. Both handles regilt. The smaller in overall good condition. The stands in overall good condition. A teapot and cover - The cover with a shallow slicing chip. With a line at the lower handle terminal extending in a U-shape upwards. A cream jug – Overall good condition. A pair of sugar bowls and covers - Overall good condition. A pair of fluted sauceboats and leaf-shaped stands – Both with the handles restored. One with extensive overpainting and with a vertical line running the length of its body near the spout. One sauceboat with a line to its well. An oval dish - Overpainted. Black light does reveal the assumed restoration. A cover - Overpainted. Black light does reveal the assumed restoration. Thirty-six dinner plates - Many with small rim chips and associated losses. Several with lines, particularly to the underside. One with a large U-shaped line to the well surrounding the floral spray decoration. One with a firing crack to its underside issuing a star-crack. One with two firing cracks, one with an associated loss. One with a large line to the underside and a discolored firing crack to the reverse rim. A pair of soup plates – In overall good condition. A set of four fluted rectangular dishes - One with crazing to its well, a glaze line at the upper right corner and a firing crack in the making to the upper left corner. One with a rim line. Another with a rim line and rim chip. Thirty reticulated side plates - Three with a line to the well. Two with a Y-shaped line to the underside. Another with a line to its well and line to its reverse rim. A set of eighteen pot-de-crème and covers and a larger pot-de-crème and cover - One lid with shallow slicing chip. Otherwise, in overall good condition. Nineteen pudding dishes - With scattered nicks and chips. Seventeen small bowls - One with a star-crack to the underside. Nine small bowls and covers – One cover lacking. Several bowls with rim chips. Three bowls with rim lines. One cover with a repaired crack to the rim. Twelve saucers - Several with rim lines. One with an approx. 4 in. line issuing from the rim into the well. One with a star-shaped line to the well. Three small circular dishes - A few with rim lines and lines to the well, including one with a Y-shaped line to the well. One with a rim line and two rim chips.