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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 213

    A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) TURKISH-MARKET BLUE AND WHITE TEABOWL AND TWO EYE CUPS

    CIRCA 1790, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND STAR MARKS TO EACH

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) TURKISH-MARKET BLUE AND WHITE TEABOWL AND TWO EYE CUPS
    CIRCA 1790, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND STAR MARKS TO EACH
    The teabowl painted with four large flowerheads enriched in gilt and further gilt with alternating cartouches enclosing Arabic inscriptions; the eye baths with indianische Blumen; together with a Meissen saucer painted in blue and enriched in gilt in the 'Fels und Vogel' pattern
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) diameter, the teabowl (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 14-15 April 1980, lot 129 (the teabowl).
    Anonymous sale; Kunsthaus Lempertz, 25 November 1971, lot 634 (the eye cups).
    With The Art Exchange, New York, 1964 (the saucer).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR (LOTS 213-214)