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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 210

    A GERMAN FAYENCE MONOGRAMMED STANDING SALT

    CIRCA 1675-80, FRANKFURT

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN FAYENCE MONOGRAMMED STANDING SALT
    CIRCA 1675-80, FRANKFURT
    With a circular well, issuing from a waisted stem on a domed base supported by three bun feet, painted in shades of blue with a crowned elaborate mirrored-monogram
    4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high


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    See the wine-bottle from the Dr. Ragnar Børsum collection with an identical Schleswig-Holstein monogram, sold Sotheby's, London, 23rd June 1992, lot 48.

    See also Konrad Strauss, 'Seltene Deutsche Fayencen in Ausläbdischen Museen', Keramos, no. 44, pp. 55-57, pl. 2 for related wares.

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    Provenance

    Herzog Ernst Günter von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1609-1689).