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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    A MARIEBERG DOVE BOX AND COVER

    1765, TUREEN WITH UNDERGLAZE BLUE THREE CROWNS MB=E 65: 21/3. AND F MARKS AND MANGANESE CFB 11/4 65 MARK, COVER WITH DARK-BLUE PMB (?) MONOGRAM AND 22./3 MARK

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    A MARIEBERG DOVE BOX AND COVER
    1765, TUREEN WITH UNDERGLAZE BLUE THREE CROWNS MB=E 65: 21/3. AND F MARKS AND MANGANESE CFB 11/4 65 MARK, COVER WITH DARK-BLUE PMB (?) MONOGRAM AND 22./3 MARK
    Naturalistically modelled perched on a nest, the bird forming the cover and the nest the box, the dove with its head cocked to the right, its speckled plumage enriched in manganese, brown and blue, the oval grassy nest decorated in brown, turquoise and shades of green (chip to beak and nest, chipping to rims, small filled chip to shoulder of wing, hairline crack from rim of tureen, deep glaze crazing to top of head)
    6 5/8 in. (16.7 cm.) wide


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    For a very similar box, see Alnwick Harmstorf ed., Fayencen Aus Dem Ostseeraum (Hamburg, 1989), p. 145, No. 69.

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