31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A GERMAN PORCELAIN TOPOGRAPHICAL CABINET CUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1830, ATTRIBUTED TO TRIER, THE CUP INSCRIBED Walrand ...(?) P IN PUCE, INCISED C TO BASE
Of waisted cylindrical form with a scroll handle, the front painted by Johann Baptist Warland with a view of the Portra Nigra, within a gilt oval tooled band inscribed Roemer Thor zu Trier., the reverse with a band of up-turned stiff-leaves below a border of gilt tooled scrolling stems with flowerheads, the interior with a broad gilt band, the saucer with a similar border (slight rubbing to gilding)
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For a similar teacup and saucer, see Gustav E. Pazaurek, Deutsche Fayence und Porzellan Hausmaler (Leipzig, 1925), p. 428.
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