• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 48

    A MEISSEN TROMPE L'OEIL PLATE

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN TROMPE L'OEIL PLATE
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Painted with ombrierte walnuts, both whole and halved, and with various ombrierte insects within a waved dark-brown line rim (very small rim chip, possibly some slight re-touching to enamels)
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) wide


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