19 - 20 December 2007,
Price realised EUR 2,160
Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000
A the Hague-decorated Ansbach helmet ewer or lavabo and oblong basin
1780-1785, OVERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED SWORDS
The ewer with two landscape vignettes with figures above a rocaille relief enhanced with purple and light green within Ozier borders with scattered flowers and a large bouquet under the spout, with a scroll handle (with a chip underneath the base, a chip to the base and a crack to the base), 19 cm. high, the basin with similar landscape with fishermen, within Ozier border with similar flowers, both with gilt rims, 33.4 cm. wide (both with some wear to the gilding) (2)
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See C. Scholten, Haags Porselein, Zwolle, 2000, p. 121 ill. 70 for a related Ansbach ewer and basin.
The original stork marks were erased and substituted for Meissen-type crossed swords.
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