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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    A MEISSEN YELLOW-GROUND SUGAR-BOWL AND COVER

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN YELLOW-GROUND SUGAR-BOWL AND COVER
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Each side reserved with quatrefoil panels painted with estuary scenes with buildings and ships, with merchants at various pursuits by cargo and tents, within quatrefoil gilt bands, the domed cover with similar panels flanking a gilt branch finial applied with coloured flowers and foliage (slight wear to rim, cover with slight chipping to finial, minute wear to rim)
    4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Sotheby's London, 18th November 1969, lot 10.