Each piece enameled with a coat-of-arms of Colonel Johan Werner Tranefelt, with shaped rims suspending iron-red, yellow and green garlands, comprising:
Twelve soup plates, 912 in. (24.2 cm.) diameter
Twelve dinner plates, 914 in. (23.5 cm.) diameter
A pair of salts, 378 in. (9.8 cm.) long
A sauceboat, 834 in. (22 cm.) overall
Two oval platters, 1234 in. (32.4 cm.) long, 1678 in. (42.8 cm.) long
A pair of two-handled cups and covers, 558 in. (14.3 cm.) high
Commissioned by Colonel Johan Werner Tranefelt, Sweden.
Bukowskis, Stockholm, 9 November 1981, no. 1309.
Acquired at the above sale by the current owner.
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The service was ordered by the Swedish nobleman and military officer, Colonel Johan Werner Tranefelt (1730-1806), who led Swedish forces against Denmark-Norway in the Theater War (1788-1789).
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