22 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,125
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A BERLIN (K.P.M.) PART DINNER SERVICE
LATE 19TH CENTURY, UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCEPTRE AND PRINTED RED ORB MARKS, VARIOUS PRESSNUMMERN
Each piece painted to the centre with a bird perched in fruiting branches, the borders with scattered insects, below a band of gilt concentric circles between puce lines, gilt line rims
The dinner plate 9½ in. (24 cn.) diam.
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