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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

    A FRANKENTHAL PART SOLITAIRE

    CIRCA 1775, BLUE CROWNED CT MARKS AND VARIOUS INCISED MARKS, THREE PIECES WITH BLUE 74 MARK FOR 1774, BLUE 7 TO CUP AND 71 TO JUG

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    A FRANKENTHAL PART SOLITAIRE
    CIRCA 1775, BLUE CROWNED CT MARKS AND VARIOUS INCISED MARKS, THREE PIECES WITH BLUE 74 MARK FOR 1774, BLUE 7 TO CUP AND 71 TO JUG
    Stippled and painted in iron-red with scantily clad reclining ladies in landscape vignettes, two scenes with Cupid and one with a peacock, possibly emblematic of Juno, surrounded by scattered flower-sprays below gilt loop and lozenge borders, comprising: a deep lozenge-shaped tray, a baluster-shaped teapot, a squat baluster milk-jug on three scroll feet and a coffee-cup and saucer (minute areas of wear to gilding, teapot with cover lacking, very small chip to spout and small chip to inside edge of upper rim, minute chip or flake to rim of cup)
    The tray 29 cm. wide; the teapot 11.4 cm. high (4)


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