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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON TUREEN AND COVER

    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON TUREEN AND COVER
    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Of cylindrical form, the domed cover with the bust of a turbaned Turk as the finial, the body painted with a bird perched among large chrysanthemum, peony and other indianische Blumen issuing from green rockwork, flanked by Frauenkopf scroll-handles, the rim with an iron-red fretwork band, the cover similarly decorated and with a band of alternate trellis panels and scrolls
    13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)


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    For similar footed examples of this form with different finials, see Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810, Munich, 1966, p. 133, no. 525; Christie's, London, 21 November 2005, lot 210; and Christie's, London, 11 December 2007, lot 58.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF