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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 351

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE PURPLE-GROUND GOLD-MOUNTED CANE HANDLE WITH WALKING STICK

    CIRCA 1730-35

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    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE PURPLE-GROUND GOLD-MOUNTED CANE HANDLE WITH WALKING STICK
    CIRCA 1730-35
    The handle of cylindrical section with spreading top, painted in the manner of C.F.Herold with two oval and one petal-shaped cartouche depicting figures with precious objects and at discussion beside terracing, mounted above a chased gold band and turned wooden walking-stick, probably reduced at base, restoration and retouching to purple ground and lacquering overall, some scratching to the purple ground at top edge)
    The cane-hande 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long


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