20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 18,750
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A MEISSEN GARNITURE OF THREE VASES AND COVERS
Circa 1755, blue crossed swords marks
Of baluster form, molded with foliage and scrolls, applied with flowering branches and painted with flower-sprays, the shoulders with scroll and foliage-molded handles and each body with two scroll supports surmounted with a figure of a gallant or companion, on domed and spreading feet molded with further scrolls and foliage and painted with flower-sprigs, the high domed covers pierced, molded and painted with flowers and with flower finials
11 in. (28 cm.) high, the central vase; 9½ in. (24 cm.) high, the flanking pair of vases (6)
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Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 June 1996, lot 531.
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