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    Sale 12035

    Christie's Interiors

    6 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    A MEISSEN VASE AND COVER EMBLEMATIC OF WAR

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN VASE AND COVER EMBLEMATIC OF WAR
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    The body moulded in relief with a battle scene, flanked by handles in the form of trophies to one side and a soldier and putto to the other, the finial in the form of Zeus riding an eagle and brandishing a lightening bolt, the reverse with a cartouche bearing the inscription 'DIEU ET MON DROIT.'
    25 ¼ in. (64.2 cm.) high


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