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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 109

    A MEISSEN GARNITURE OF THREE VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1755, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 June 1996, lot 531.


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