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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    A MEISSEN TURQUOISE-MOSAÏK TUREEN STAND AND PLATE

    CIRCA 1765, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARKS, IMPRESSED H TO THE STAND, TURQUOISE PAINTED H TO ITS FOOTRIM, PRESSNUMMER 32 AND INCISED 2 TO THE PLATE, TURQUOISE PAINTER'S MARK (3-DOTS FORMING A TRIANGLE) TO ITS FOOTRIM

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    A MEISSEN TURQUOISE-MOSAÏK TUREEN STAND AND PLATE
    Circa 1765, blue crossed swords and dot marks, impressed H to the stand, turquoise painted H to its footrim, Pressnummer 32 and incised 2 to the plate, turquoise painter's mark (3-dots forming a triangle) to its footrim
    In the Sèvres style, each painted with birds in branches, the wide brickwork border reserved, molded and enriched in gilt with foliate scrolls alternate with similar deeper loops enclosing sprays of deutsche Blumen, gilt-line rims
    15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) long overall, the tureen stand; 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) diameter, the plate (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND