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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL MOUNTED EWER AND COVER

    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INDISTINCT PRESSNUMMER

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    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL MOUNTED EWER AND COVER
    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INDISTINCT PRESSNUMMER
    Of reeded baluster form, painted with bouquets and sprays of Holzschnitt Blumen, the scroll handle with a frauenkopf thumbpiece, the shaped cover moulded with gilt-edged scrolling reeds over a large pink shell, attached with a hinged gilt-metal mount to the handle (restoration to foot, rim and finial, crack from rim near spout restored and disguised by over-painting with later flower-sprays, thumbpiece with minute chip to nose and minute flakes to black enamel)
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high


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