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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 222

    A MEISSEN SATIRICAL SAUCER

    CIRCA 1765, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK, PRESSNUMMER 11 IN GOTHIC NUMERALS

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN SATIRICAL SAUCER
    CIRCA 1765, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK, PRESSNUMMER 11 IN GOTHIC NUMERALS
    Painted with a wild boar wearing a laced cap and black cape, seated at a table before an attendant cat in a landscape vignette, gilt dentil rim (slight rubbing to gilt rim)


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    For a Fürstenberg service with similar decoration, see Anna-Christa Funk, 'Ein Fürstenberger Service mit Kostümiertem Federvieh im Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum in Hage', Keramos, 1970, No. 50, pp. 41-53.

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