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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 225

    A BERLIN PORTRAIT CUP AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1880, BLUE SCEPTRE MARKS AND VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A BERLIN PORTRAIT CUP AND SAUCER
    Circa 1880, blue sceptre marks and various impressed cyphers
    Of Glockenform, the cup finely painted with a bust-length portrait of Napoleon flanked by biscuit molded and gilt-enriched panels of Hercules, the handle formed as a kneeling figure of winged Victory holding a shield, with gilt interior edged by molded rinceaux bands, the saucer en suite
    6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm.) diameter, the saucer (2)


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    Cf. Erich Kollmann, Berliner Porzellan, vol. II, Tafel 235, fig. C. Also see Dr. K.H. Wadsack Collection, Christie's, London, 8 October 2002 for a pair of cups and saucers of similar form.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*