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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    A BERLIN FAUX PIETRA DURA AND MICRO-MOSAIC PALE-BLUE GROUND COFFEE CAN AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1810-1815, BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS AND INDISTINCT INCISED MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN FAUX PIETRA DURA AND MICRO-MOSAIC PALE-BLUE GROUND COFFEE CAN AND SAUCER
    Circa 1810-1815, blue sceptre marks and indistinct incised marks
    The cup reserved with a central oval faux pietra-dura medallion of the Doves of Pliny within a beaded surround reserved on a faux micro-mosaic ground, below a banded rim, the interior of the cup enriched in gilt, the C-scroll handle with gilt scale, the conforming saucer with a displaying butterfly within radiating chased gilt panels
    5 1/8 in. (12.9 cm.) diameter (2)


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    See Erich Kllmann and Margarete Jarchow, Berliner Porzellan, Munich, 1987, Vol. II, Plate 191 for additional examples of micromosaic wares, example a & b with butterflies and d with a similar panel of doves.

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