30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A MEISSEN 'DULONG' TWO-HANDLED OVAL TUREEN AND COVER
CIRCA 1750, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK AMD PUCE ENAMELLED INVENTORY NUMBER
The finial formed as a river god, the scrolling acanthus handles moulded and painted with asparagus and cauliflower, moulded with mirror-shaped cartouches painted with ornithological studies of birds in branches, the plain ground painted with scattered sprigs, enriched in gilding
12½ in (38.1 cm.) wide
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