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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 216

    A MEISSEN TEA-CADDY AND A COVER

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 58.

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A MEISSEN TEA-CADDY AND A COVER
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 58.
    Enameled in puce, green, black and iron-red with Chinese figures at leisure activites within gilt Laub-und-Bandelwerk borders, the cover with gilt acorn finial
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) high (2)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. H. Graves Terwilliger, no. 20.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 22-24 April 1982, lot 204.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note: The cover on the caddy, although of similar date, is not original to it. The description in the printed catalogue should read:
    A MEISSEN TEA CADDY AND A COVER


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., National Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution, 1975-1981.