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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    A VIENNA BLUE-GROUND TEACUP AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1811, BLUE BEEHIVE AND IMPRESSED 60 811 AND 28

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A VIENNA BLUE-GROUND TEACUP AND SAUCER
    Circa 1811, blue beehive and impressed 60 811 and 28
    Neoclassic in shape, gilt with a band of birds on perches beneath gilt arches suspending pendants, the cup with an upright scroll handle
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) diameter, the saucer (2)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With Mrs. Watts.
    With Famous-Barr Department Store, Clayton, MO, circa 1965.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR