21 November 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 43,750
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
A MEISSEN IRON-RED MOSAÏK PART SERVICE
Circa 1770, blue crossed swords and dot marks, various Pressnummeren and Dreher's marks
Painted in colors with shepherds and shepherdesses tending their flocks within landscape vignettes, the borders gilt with mosaïk on a shaped iron-red band within gilt dentil and rocaille scroll edges suspending scattered flower sprays, comprising:
Two oval soup tureens and covers, each with artichoke and radish finial and raised on scroll feet rising into branch handles, 14 in. (35.3 cm.) wide overall
Four lozenge-shaped sauce-tureens and covers, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide overall
Three sauce-tureen stands, 7½ in. (29 cm.) long
A pierced two-handled lozenge-shaped basket and rocaille stand, 12 1/8 in. (30.7 cm.) wide overall
An oval platter, 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) long
An oval platter, 15½ in. (39.3 cm.) long
An oval platter, 13 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) long
Three oval platters, 7½ in. (29 cm.) long
Two circular shallow bowls, 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam.
Four asparagus servers, 3 in. (7.6 cm.) long
Twelve soup plates, 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam.
Twenty-eight dinner plates, 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam. (69)
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Mr. and Mrs. Berkenhausen, 1910 (acquired at auction in Yorkshire).
By descent through the family.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 23 May 1995, lot 87.
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