31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A KASSEL TEABOWL AND A SAUCER
CIRCA 1770, BLUE ENAMEL LION RAMPANT MARKS, IMPRESSED 3 TO SAUCER
Painted with bouquets and scattered flower-sprays, the saucer with a bouquet including a striped red and yellow tulip, the teabowl with a gilt line rim (small chip to rim, wear to enamels and gilt rim of teabowl) (2)
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See Helmut Meldau, 'Wie Kommit der Löwe auf Ansbacher Porzellan', Keramos 144/94, April 1994, p. 11 for a bowl with similar flower painting.
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Please note that this lot is Ansbach, not Kassel as described.