Antique CH Pillivuyt & Co Paris 1867 Set Of 3 Porcelain Serving Platters & Dish Lot #1. This lot is one of 5 lots of matching Medaille D'Or (Gold Medal) porcelain items produced by C H.
Pillivuyt & Co in Paris, France in 1867. This beautiful porcelain set was custom-made for the Honorable George Tyler Bigelow of Boston, a Justice of the Court of Massachusetts from 1850 - 1860, and Chief Justice of the Court from 1860 - 1867. The items each have the ornate monogram "GB" with the masonic symbol in the center (Bigelow was a Freemason). It is quite likely that this set was presented to Bigelow on the occasion of his retirement from the Court in 1867. The set was acquired from the estate of one of his descendants.
All the items in the set have the same scalloped edges and dusty pink colored band with gold rims. They are all marked on the base with the red stamp for "CH Pillivuyt & Co Paris EXP 1867 Medaille D'Or". This lot includes 3 pieces.
21 5/8" x 15 3/8" x 2 1/4. There are no chips or cracks (except for one very tiny chip on the foot - see photo #9). A few minor surface marks (see photo #7).
Minor surface wear on the foot. Loss of gold paint on the inner and outer rims (see photo #8). The three serving dishes each have 3 rings of gold - 1.
A very thin circular ring in the middle 2. A scalloped ring inside the dusty pink band 3.A scalloped ring outside the dusty pink band and the outer rim. The amount of gold paint remaining on the large platter is. 95% with some light scratches.
The dusty pink band is in very good condition. 15 7/8" x 11 3/8" x 1 1/2. A few minor surface marks. Some loss of gold paint on inner and outer rims. The amount of gold paint remaining on the medium platter (using the identifying system above) is.
2% remaining - barely visible. 80% with some light scratches. 10" x 5 3/16" x 1 1/2. Some paint loss on the gold rim.
The amount of gold paint remaining on the 10 bowl (using the identifying system above) is. 80% remaining - barely visible. The item "Antique CH Pillivuyt & Co Paris 1867 Set Of 3 Porcelain Serving Platters/Dish #1" is in sale since Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Platters & Trays". The seller is "northwestislandcollections" and is located in Clinton, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.