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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    A MEISSEN YELLOW-GROUND CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN YELLOW-GROUND CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Painted in the Kakiemon palette enriched in gilding with flowering shrubs and bound hedges issuing from blue and red rockwork, against a yellow ground, the domed cover with a gilt-tipped knop finial with radiating red lines, brown line rim (slight wear to rim and footrim, minute scratches to ground)
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high


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