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    Sale 2159

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    A MEISSEN 'SWAN SERVICE' TUREEN STAND

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 1422 AND 93., IMPRESSED 146, IRON-RED 3914, 202/36 I., AFTER THE SERVICE BY J.J. KÄNDLER AND J.F. EBERLEIN

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    A MEISSEN 'SWAN SERVICE' TUREEN STAND
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED 1422 AND 93., IMPRESSED 146, IRON-RED 3914, 202/36 I., AFTER THE SERVICE BY J.J. KÄNDLER AND J.F. EBERLEIN
    Of lobed form, the center lightly molded with a scene of two swans swimming among bulrushes, another flying overhead, the rocaille rim and shell-molded handles enriched in gilt, the border with Kakiemon flower sprays
    20½ in. (52 cm.) wide


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    The Swan service was originally made for Count Brühl (1700-1763), the Prime Minister of Saxony and director of the Meissen factory from 1733 to 1763, on the occasion of his marriage.