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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 132

    A MEISSEN COMPOSITE PART SERVICE

    CIRCA 1740-55, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, VARIOUS PRESSNUMMERN

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    A MEISSEN COMPOSITE PART SERVICE
    CIRCA 1740-55, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, VARIOUS PRESSNUMMERN
    Painted with Holzschnitt Blumen and deutsche Blumen and moulded with Gotzkowsky-Relief within shaped gilt diaper borders, comprising:

    A sauceboat with a high scroll handle, the interior with a butterfly
    Two shaped oval double salts on four scroll feet moulded with shells (one cracked, slight chipping to feet)
    A large circular dish
    Three circular dishes (one with small rim chip)
    Eleven plates (three with slight rim chips, one with a minute rim chip)
    A baluster coffee-pot and domed cover, with a scroll-moulded spout and wishbone handle (very minor chipping to finial)
    A lobed bowl, the interior with a large pink rose
    A lobed teacup and saucer
    A circular dish, without the gilt diaper border
    (some wear to gilding throughout)
    The largest circular dish 14½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF H. FREIFRAU SPIES V. BÜLLESHEIM, WESTFALEN