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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 247

    A BERLIN GREEN-GROUND IMPERIAL PORTRAIT CABINET-CUP AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1812, BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS, INCISED 3 TO CUP AND INDISTINCT INCISED MARK TO SAUCER

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    A BERLIN GREEN-GROUND IMPERIAL PORTRAIT CABINET-CUP AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1812, BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS, INCISED 3 TO CUP AND INDISTINCT INCISED MARK TO SAUCER
    The flared cup with a gilt loop and swan's neck handle, the front painted en grisaille with a bust-length portrait of Alexander I half-turned to the left within a gilt oval cartouche, reserved on a central band of gilt berried laurel, the centre of the saucer inscribed ALEXANDER I. within a similar border, the interior of the cup richly-gilt (cup with some wear to gilding of interior)


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