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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    A MEISSEN (KPM) CHINOISERIE SUGAR-BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725, BLUE K.P.M. MARK

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN (KPM) CHINOISERIE SUGAR-BOX AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725, BLUE K.P.M. MARK
    Of elongated octagonal and squat bombé form, possibly painted by Lauche, each side painted with Orientals in river landscapes within elongated quatrefoil gilt and iron-red cartouches, the ends with prunus branches extending down from the gilt band border, the domed stepped cover with two similar vignettes below a knop finial, within a band of iron-red diaper ornament divided by panels of flowers, within a broad gilt band border (areas of slight wear, footrim with minute chip and two minute frits)
    4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Property of a Nobleman, sale Christie's London, 20th November 1975, lot 179
    With Andreina Torré, Zürich.