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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 82

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN ORNITHOLOGICAL TWO-HANDLED CIRCULAR TUREENS AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 20 TO BOTH PIECES

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN ORNITHOLOGICAL TWO-HANDLED CIRCULAR TUREENS AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 20 TO BOTH PIECES
    Of squat baluster form, the tied green and white branch handles with foliage and flower terminals, the bodies painted with garden birds including bullfinches, a great tit, a thrush and other birds perched on branches issuing from grassy mounds and with scattered insects, the domed covers with pink rose finials, the ozier-moulded borders with further garden birds including a robin, a wagtail and thrushes by thistles and among scattered insects and moths, gilt line rims (very minor chipping to flower terminals, chipping to finials)
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) wide (2)


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