31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 375
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A FÜRSTENBERG PORTRAIT COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1790, UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCRIPT F AND Z MARKS, INCISED Z:3 MARKS
The cup with an angular handle, the front applied with a low-relief biscuit quarter-length portrait of Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Jerusalem in profile to the right above gilt laurels, the saucer with a sepia trophy of books, manuscripts, a quill and a myrtle branch, with fluted, gilt dot and line borders (gilt rim of cup worn, further slight wear)
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Cf. Weißes Gold aus Fürstenberg, Exhibition Catalogue (Brunswick, 1988), p. 398, no. 424.
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