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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN PURPLE-GROUND BEAKER-VASES

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730-35, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740, ONE WITH BLUE AR MONOGRAM MARK, THE OTHER WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN PURPLE-GROUND BEAKER-VASES
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730-35, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740, ONE WITH BLUE AR MONOGRAM MARK, THE OTHER WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    With flared upper parts, swelling central sections and flared lower parts, each section painted after Georg Philipp Rugendas on either side with a battle scene, including skirmishes, firing cannons, figures pleading before a burning town, soldiers in encampments and on horseback within elaborate shell-shaped cartouches edged in black and enriched with gilt lines and scrolling foliage, the sections divided by gilt bands, gilt line rims (both with restoration to upper part and central section, one with restoration to lower rim and chipping to footrim, the other with slight chip to footrim)
    15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF AXEL GUTTMANN, SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS