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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 136

    A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) COMPOSITE PART TEA-SERVICE

    CIRCA 1775, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND STAR MARKS, BLUE E TO TEAPOT AND BOWL, GILT SCRIPT B AND 22 TO SOME PIECES, VARIOUS IMPRESSED MARKS TO TEACUPS AND SAUCERS

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    A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) COMPOSITE PART TEA-SERVICE
    CIRCA 1775, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND STAR MARKS, BLUE E TO TEAPOT AND BOWL, GILT SCRIPT B AND 22 TO SOME PIECES, VARIOUS IMPRESSED MARKS TO TEACUPS AND SAUCERS
    Painted with domestic, wild fowl and other specimen birds, including a peacock, peahen, turkeys, cockerels, doves, ducks and guinea fowl in landscape vignettes and with scattered moths and insects, the borders with gilt decoration, comprising:
    A bullet-shaped teapot and cover with a branch-moulded handle and spout enriched in gilt (chipping to finial)
    A baluster hot-milk jug and cover (chipping to rim of cover and finial) A slop-bowl
    Four teacups and saucers
    Two teacups and saucers en suite, one with a gilt ovolo border, the other with a gilt scroll border
    (some wear to gilding)


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