31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 600
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
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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