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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 429

    A set of five Höchst cups and six saucers and a bowl and cover

    1765-1775, MARKED WITH UNDERGLAZE BLUE SPOKED WHEEL, THE BOWL WITH CROWNED SPOKED WHEEL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A set of five Höchst cups and six saucers and a bowl and cover
    1765-1775, marked with underglaze blue spoked wheel, the bowl with crowned spoked wheel
    The cups and saucers painted in colours with various genre and gallantry scenes in landscape settings, enhanced with small scattered gilt flowers, underneath the gilt rims, the cups 7.4 cm. high, the saucers 13.8 cm. diam.; and a sugar bowl and cover painted with a gallantry scene, the cover decorated with a sleeping young shephard in a landscape setting, applied with gilt apple finial, 10 cm. high, small chip (5)


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