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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    A PAIR OF MEISSEN TEABOWLS AND SAUCERS AND ANOTHER MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER

    THE PAIR CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THREE WITH PRESSNUMMER 2, ONE WITH A CYPHER; THE SINGLE CIRCA 1765, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK TO THE SAUCER, PRESSNUMER 56 AND DREHER'S X

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    A PAIR OF MEISSEN TEABOWLS AND SAUCERS AND ANOTHER MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER
    THE PAIR CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THREE WITH PRESSNUMMER 2, ONE WITH A CYPHER; THE SINGLE CIRCA 1765, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND DOT MARK TO THE SAUCER, PRESSNUMER 56 AND DREHER'S X
    The pair decorated in blau und purpurmalerei with a central flower medallion surrounded by a border of alternating flowering branches, cartouches of trellis and whorling clouds supporting castle-like edifices; the single teabowl and saucer painted in the Chinoiserie taste with a bird perched among flowering branches and blue rockwork
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) diameter, the saucer of the pair (6)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND