31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A KASSEL BLUE AND WHITE SOUP-PLATE
CIRCA 1770-75, UNDERGLAZE BLUE LION RAMPANT MARK, INCISED 88 F
Painted with chinoiserie huts among pine and bamboo issuing from rockwork beside a fence running along the edge of a river, with figure in a sampan alongside, the border with three similar lesser vignettes (cracked to rim, some pitting and staining)
8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) diam.
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See Marlis Wienert, Kasseler Porzellan (Kassel, 1989), cat. no. 10 for a similar example.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
With Daniela Kumpf, Wiesbaden.