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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

    A MEISSEN PUCE-SCALE PART TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE

    CIRCA 1775, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARKS, POSSIBLY OUTSIDE DECORATED

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN PUCE-SCALE PART TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    Circa 1775, blue crossed swords and dot marks, possibly outside decorated
    Painted after François Boucher with putti in clouds beneath shaped puce-scale borders issuing flowers, comprising:
    A bullet-shape teapot and cover, 7½ in. (19 cm.) wide overall
    A hot-milk jug and cover, 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
    A sugar-bowl and cover, 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
    Three teacups and saucers
    Three coffee-cups and covers (18)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF