31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) CANDLE-SNUFFER
Of conical form surmounted by a gilt fruiting finial, painted with pink flowers and green buds above the inscription Gute Nacht. in black script and a guilloche-moulded footrim, the reverse with an arched angular handle with channelled sides (slight flaking to gilding)
3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high
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