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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 48

    A MEISSEN GOLDCHINESEN OCTAGONAL SUGAR-BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1720, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Acquired from Röbbig, Munich.