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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 217

    A MEISSEN SMALL PENTAFOIL BOWL AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1730-35, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A MEISSEN SMALL PENTAFOIL BOWL AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1730-35, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
    Each enameled in the Kakiemon palette with branches of flowering prunus and bamboo, the bowl in the 'Quail' pattern, the saucer with a phoenix in flight; together with a Japanese Kakiemon teabowl and saucer
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide, the bowl (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With The Art Exchange, New York, 1964 (the Meissen saucer) and 1966 (the pentafoil bowl).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR