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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 69

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED OVAL BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1755, THE MOUNTS PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED OVAL BOX AND COVER
    CIRCA 1755, THE MOUNTS PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY
    The exterior painted with agricultural and musical trophies entwined with trailing floral garlands, the interior of the cover painted with a shepherd embracing a shepherdess before a building in a landscape, the mounts chased with C-scrolls enclosing bouquets (minute surface scratching)
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) wide overall


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