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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 118

    A FÜRSTENBERG OVIFORM TWO-HANDLED VASE AND COVER

    CIRCA 1770, IMPRESSED NO 1 TO BASE, UNDERGLAZE BLUE F TO UPPER RIM OF VASE

    Price Realised  

    A FÜRSTENBERG OVIFORM TWO-HANDLED VASE AND COVER
    CIRCA 1770, IMPRESSED NO 1 TO BASE, UNDERGLAZE BLUE F TO UPPER RIM OF VASE
    Each side painted with rustic figures before thatched cottages and farm buildings in wooded river landscapes, divided by acanthus scroll-moulded handles enriched in gilding, the domed cover with vignettes of farm workers in fields below a pink rose bud finial, within gilt line rims (finial and cover restored with associated areas of gilding retouched, slight flaking to gilt lines, minute surface scratching)
    12 5/8 in. (32.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    With Elfriede Langeloh, Weinheim.