6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A NYMPHENBURG MONOCHROME TEACUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1765, IMPRESSED SHIELD MARKS, IMPRESSED J TO TEACUP, INCISED TO SAUCER
Painted in shades of grey with estuary landscapes including figures and buildings above gilt scroll supports with pendant flower swags, gilt dentil rims, very slight wear to gilding
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For a similar pair of teacups and saucers see Alfred Ziffer, Nymphenburger Porzellan Sammlung Bäuml Stuttgart, 1997, pp.185, nos. 517-18.
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Acquired from Röbbig, Munich.