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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 1232

    A MEISSEN (AUGUSTUS REX) PORCELAIN VASE

    CIRCA 1730, BLUE AR MONOGRAM MARK, INCISED DREHER'S XII TO THE FOOTRIM

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    A MEISSEN (AUGUSTUS REX) PORCELAIN VASE
    CIRCA 1730, BLUE AR MONOGRAM MARK, INCISED DREHER'S XII TO THE FOOTRIM
    Painted in bright colors and enriched in gilt with a bird perched in flowering branches of indianische Blumen, peonies and other exotic flowers issuing from pots, the mouth cut down
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high


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    See Christie's, London, 14 July 2006, lot 89 for a garniture of three baluster vases of this form with flared mouth.

    Provenance

    Bequest of Frances Oliver, Birmingham, 1972.


    Literature

    G. Andrews & L. Cole, Porcelain from the Francis Oliver Collection, Alabama, 1980, p. 26 (illustrated on the front cover).