18 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A MEISSEN TURQUOISE-GROUND TWO-HANDLED ECUELLE, COVER AND STAND
CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS TO STAND, INDISTINCT PRESSNUMMER TO ECUELLE
Of circular form, painted in the manner of Klinger with Holzschnitt Blumen including narcissus, rose and tulip, within quatrefoil shaped panels edged with black and double gilt lines, the cover and stand with a white border with interlocking gilt scrollwork, the scroll handles and bud finial enriched in gilding (one handle a restored replacement, mark to écuelle erased and with shallow area of grinding, slight wear to gilding on well of stand)
The stand 6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm.) diam.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
THE PROPERTY OF H. FREIFRAU SPIES V. BÜLLESHEIM, WESTFALEN
Carlo Scarpa took the traditions of Venetian glassblowing and created some of the 20th century’s most innovative designs
Specialist Joy McCall answers 7 key questions for prospective buyers of the legendary French glassmaker’s exquisite pieces
European Ceramics specialist Dominic Simpson on porcelain’s first appearance in Europe in the 18th century, which pieces ..