31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN MATT-BLUE GROUND CABINET CUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1830, PROBABLY PARIS, INDISTINCT GILT INSCRIPTION TO SAUCER
The cup of flared cylindrical form with a gilt loop and scroll handle with an anthemion terminal, painted with a half-length portrait of Königin Pauline von Württemberg, in a bonnet, within a gilt surround flanked by a panel of trailing ivy, the saucer with a band of similar trailing ivy between gilt line borders, the interior of the cup with a broad gilt band (minute wear to gilding)
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Cf. Gustav E. Pazauerk, Deutsche Fayence und Porzellan Hausmaler Vol II (Leipzig, 1925), table 34.
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