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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 235

    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN SILHOUETTE COFFEE-CUP AND A SAUCER

    CIRCA 1810, THE CUP WITH S.MOHN F:/1810. IN BLACK SCRIPT, INCISED P MARK, THE SAUCER WITH INCISED T MARK

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN SILHOUETTE COFFEE-CUP AND A SAUCER
    CIRCA 1810, THE CUP WITH S.Mohn f:/1810. in BLACK SCRIPT, INCISED P MARK, THE SAUCER WITH INCISED T MARK
    The coffee-cup painted by Samuel Mohn with a quarter-length portrait of a lady in profile to the right and wearing a lace-edged bodice, within a garland of gilt ivy leaves and tendrils, gilt band rims (small restored rim chip to cup, minor wear to gilding and very slight scratching to portrait) (2)


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    Literature

    Michael Newman, Die deutschen Porzellan-Manufakturen im 18. Jahrhundert (Brunswick, 1977), Vol. II, p. 204, pl. 118, where this cup and saucer is attributed to Gotha or Paris.