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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1240

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) TURQUOISE-GROUND COFFEE-SERVICE

    19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS WITH TWO INCISIONS TO MOST

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    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN (OUTSIDE-DECORATED) TURQUOISE-GROUND COFFEE-SERVICE
    19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS WITH TWO INCISIONS TO MOST
    Painted in the 18th century style with harbor scenes reserved within quatrefoil Gitterwerk cartouches, comprising:
    A coffee-pot and cover
    A footed cream-jug
    A sugar-bowl and cover
    Four cups and saucers
    8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high, the coffee-pot and cover


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    Provenance

    Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
    Catherine H. Collins Collection.