• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    A MEISSEN ARMORIAL FLOWER-ENCRUSTED SUGAR-BOX AND COVER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

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    A MEISSEN ARMORIAL FLOWER-ENCRUSTED SUGAR-BOX AND COVER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Modeled after the Kröungsservice, of oblong octagonal form, flanked by upright shell and scroll handles, the stepped cover surmounted by a crown finial above the arms of the King of Poland and the Electors of Saxony, on a ground of paneled gilt scrollwork applied with floral clusters or cartouches painted after Watteau, the conforming garlanded box raised on four scroll feet
    7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) wide (2)


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    Compare, Christie's, New York, 24 October 2006, lot 272.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A TEXAS COLLECTOR (LOT 42)