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Lot 1021 (Fine Art & Antiques, 14th September 2019)

Sold for £210

Lot details

A late 19th century continental porcelain table centrepiece of card-players, the six high society figures all in 18th century dress and centred around a card table, the whole raised on a circular plinth, decorated in bright enamels heightened in gilt, underglaze blue crossed sword mark verso (some losses), dia. 32cm

Condition report

Figure in red tunic lacking small finger to left hand.

Seated lady lacking cards in her hand, two firing cracks to base of dress.

Chip to chair.

Seated gentleman in purple tunic lacking cards from hands.

Gentleman in floral tunic with damaged cards in both hands.

Standing lady with loss to three fingers of right hand, index finger to left hand, object missing from left hand, and losses to neck ribbon and hair flowers.

Seated lady in yellow dress with small loss to cards in right hand and flower on hat.

Flower applied to base with losses.

Some handling wear to enamel and gilt but generally good.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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