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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 347

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI PRESENTATION CUTLERY SET

    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, THE STEEL KNIFE BLADE PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY, THE FORK MOUNT CIRCA 1900, IMPRESSED MARK TO BLADE OF KNIFE

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    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI PRESENTATION CUTLERY SET
    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, THE STEEL KNIFE BLADE PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY, THE FORK MOUNT CIRCA 1900, IMPRESSED MARK TO BLADE OF KNIFE
    The tapering cylindrical handles painted in underglaze blue with bands of scrolls suspending pendants, decorated in the workshop of Elizabeth Wald with chinoiserie figures before tables supporting vessels besides shrubs, within a tooled gilt and brown leather case, slight flaking to polychrome enamels
    The handles 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) long excluding fittings (3)


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