31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 562
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
A FÜRSTENBERG COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCRIPT F MARKS, INCISED SS MARK TO SAUCER
Each painted with figures before farm buildings within wooded pastoral landscapes, supported on rococo-scroll half-cartouches, the rims with pendant swags of gilt leaves and blue flowers, within gilt line rims, the cup with a scroll handle (slight chipping to footrim, minor flaking to gilding)
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For two related teabowls and saucers see Weißes Gold aus Fürstenberg, Münster - Braunschweig 1988 1989 Exhibition Catalogue, (Brunswick, 1988), p. 196, pls. 96-98.
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