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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    A MEISSEN ENAMELED COBALT-BLUE GROUND SAUCER DISH

    CIRCA 1860, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 2. AND IMPRESSED 13, ATTRIBUTED TO E.A. LEUTERITZ

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    A MEISSEN ENAMELED COBALT-BLUE GROUND SAUCER DISH
    CIRCA 1860, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 2. AND IMPRESSED 13, ATTRIBUTED TO E.A. LEUTERITZ
    Finely enameled in the Renaissance style with Venus attended by Cupid and two doves among clouds, the border with a modified rinceau band enriched with gilt anthemion and foliage, within gilt line rims
    9 in. (23 cm.) diameter


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    See note to lot 134. Also see Robert Röntgen, The Book of Meissen, Exton, PA, 1984, p. 206, fig. 320 for a krater vase with similar enameled decoration, developed by Leuteritz in the mid 19th century in response to renewed interest in the Rennaisance style; also see Christie's, New York, 27 October 1998, lot 127 for two similar vases.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION (LOTS 135-136)