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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 298

    A MEISSEN CYLINDRICAL CHOCOLATE-POT

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 21, GILDER'S MARK, PAINTED INVENTORY NO. 25847

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    A MEISSEN CYLINDRICAL CHOCOLATE-POT
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 21, GILDER'S MARK, PAINTED INVENTORY NO. 25847
    Of cylindrical form with richly-gilt leaf-moulded spout and handle, painted en camaïeu bleu with vignettes of figures in woodland landscapes after Watteau, below a gilt diaper, fret and scroll-border bands, minor flaking to enamel and gilding
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Blumka, New York.