6 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME OVAL SERVING DISH
CIRCA 1755, LUDWIGSBURG, BLUE INTERLACED C ABOVE 4 MARK
Painted with a still-life of birds and insects above an up-turned basket of fruit, nuts and vegetables, the border with scattered sprigs of flowers
15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm.) wide
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The present lot with its exceptional decoration is perhaps one of the masterpieces of Ludwigsburg fayence.
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