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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN QUATREFOIL FABELTIERE TEACUPS AND SAUCERS

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 23 TO SAUCERS

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN QUATREFOIL FABELTIERE TEACUPS AND SAUCERS
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 23 TO SAUCERS
    Painted in the manner of Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck, each with a fabulous beast in a stylised landscape with flowering shrubs and insects in flight, each saucer enriched in Böttger-lustre (small flakes to enamel) (2)


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    This, and following lot, were from a large service sold in these Rooms on 2nd October 1979, lots 175-213. See lot 75 overleaf for a plate from this service.

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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's London, 2nd October 1979, lots 196 and 197 (part).