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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 159

    A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED KAKIEMON CYLINDRICAL TANKARD

    CIRCA 1728, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, THE SILVER MOUNTS PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY

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    A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED KAKIEMON CYLINDRICAL TANKARD
    CIRCA 1728, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, THE SILVER MOUNTS PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY
    Probably painted by J.E. Stadler, with birds and insects above flowering branches between concentric iron-red lines and below a cell-pattern border, the hinged cover cast in high-relief with figures and an angel in an Italianate landscape, with a scroll thumbpiece, the footrim with a foliate silver mount
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high overall


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