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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 227

    A MEISSEN IRON-RED MOSAÏK PART SERVICE

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARKS, VARIOUS PRESSNUMMEREN AND DREHER'S MARKS

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW ENGLAND COLLECTOR