• Property from the Collection of James Grafstein
Lot 170

J. Viellard & Cie. Faience Table Service

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Black printed coat-of-arms and banner mark to most pieces, uppercase mark to a few.


Forty dinner plates

Fourteen soup plates

Thirty-four dessert plates
A soup-tureen, cover, and quatrefoil stand
A well-and-tree platter
Three graduated lobed oval platters
A fish platter and mazarine
Three graduated circular platters in two sizes
A footed vegetable tureen and cover
A double lipped footed sauceboat on fixed quatrefoil stand
A mustard pot and cover on fixed circular stand
A scroll-footed centerpiece
Four scroll-footed low compotes

A scroll-footed oval sauce-tureen and cover with strawberry finial on fixed stand
Three quatrefoil oval dishes
Together with:
A shallow rimmed bowl 

A circular platter with molded decoration

The dinner plates 9 1/2 in. diam., (111 pcs).


Wear, losses some stains, scattered nicks and cracks consistent with age and use. The well-and-tree platter with a large crack and staining. The sauce boat stand has been broken and reglued. Otherwise in good condition.

Notwithstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.

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We are open for pickups Monday through Friday, from 9:30am to 12pm and again from 1pm to 4:30pm. Please call us at 518.751.1000 to schedule collection. We ask that you collect your items or make collection arrangements within 10 days of your purchase.

Below is a list of shippers our clients use on a regular basis, but feel free to use your shipper of choice.

For smaller items that can be boxed and shipped:

UPS Store #4541 230 Kings Mall Court Kingston, New York 12401 T: 845.336.4877 F: 845.336.3832 E: store4541@theupsstore.com

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UPS Store #4861 6565 Springbrook Avenue Rhinebeck, New York 12572 T: 845.876.3357 F: 845.876.3524 E: store4861@theupsstore.com

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Meticulous Inc. T: 845.256.7047 F: 845.256.7039 E: meticulousmovers@live.com

Sure Express 1-800-335-9996 judy@sureexpress.com

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Cadogan Tate Fine Art Worldwide Fine Art Logistics T: 718.706.7999 F: 718.707.2847 E: fineartny@cadogantate.com www.cadogantate.com

When arranging collection with your shipper, please ask them to email BOL@stairgalleries.com to submit a Bill of Lading and request a pickup time 48-hours in advance.

Sold Christie's New York, October 19, 2007, Lot 379.

Property from the Collection of James Grafstein