6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A MEISSEN GOLDCHINESEN OCTAGONAL SUGAR-BOX AND COVER
CIRCA 1720, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY
Of squat bombé form, with stepped cover and rim, decorated at Augsburg in the Seuter workshop with vignettes of figures at various pursuits on scroll supports and birds among branches, below gilt bands edged with C-scroll ornament, minor chipping to inner rim of box, slight rubbing to gilding
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide
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Acquired from Röbbig, Munich.
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