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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN COFFEE-CUPS AND SAUCERS

    CIRCA 1742-45, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND GILDER'S O. MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 6 TO ONE CUP, 63 TO ONE SAUCER AND 2 TO OTHER SAUCER

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN COFFEE-CUPS AND SAUCERS
    CIRCA 1742-45, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND GILDER'S O. MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 6 TO ONE CUP, 63 TO ONE SAUCER AND 2 TO OTHER SAUCER
    Painted with gallants and companions in landscape vignettes after Watteau, with Holzschnitt Blumen flanking the gilt scroll handles and on the undersides of the saucers, the gilt borders with interlocking scrolls, hatched panels and pendant husks (one handle with minute flakes to gilding, very minor wear to centre of one saucer, minute footrim chips to one cup) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF H. FREIFRAU SPIES V. BÜLLESHEIM, WESTFALEN