11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Anon., sale Christie's London, 2nd October 1979, lots 196 and 197 (part).
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