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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 49

    A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED ECUELLE, COVER AND STAND

    CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, VARIOUS PRESSNUMMERN, 44. IN PURPLE ENAMEL

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED ECUELLE, COVER AND STAND
    CIRCA 1760, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, VARIOUS PRESSNUMMERN, 44. IN PURPLE ENAMEL
    Painted with vignettes of Watteauesque lovers in landscapes and scattered flowers sprays within gilt scroll-edged rims, the ecuelle with entwined flower-stem handles tied with ribbon, the cover with flower finial
    The stand 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. (3)


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