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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 86

    A LESUM TWO-HANDLED TUREEN AND COVER

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE VI K TO INTERIOR OF TUREEN AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    A LESUM TWO-HANDLED TUREEN AND COVER
    CIRCA 1770, BLUE Vi K TO INTERIOR OF TUREEN AND COVER
    Of shaped oval form painted in blue and white with scattered sprays of flowers, the border with scrolling foliage issuing from a blue band, the ropetwist handles enriched in blue, the pear finial painted in blue, green and yellow (restored chipping to rim of tureen and one handle, small minor filled chip to footrim, smaller restored chipping to rim of cover, crack from rim of cover, two very small minor repaired chips or flakes to finial)
    11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF H. FREIFRAU SPIES V. BÜLLESHEIM, WESTFALEN