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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A VIENNA-STYLE CABINET CUP AND COVER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE SHIELD MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNA-STYLE CABINET CUP AND COVER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE SHIELD MARKS
    The cup painted with a gilt-framed panel of classical figures, script titled to the base Herkules am Scheidesoege (?), the reverse with panels of figures on horseback en grisaille flanked by two panels of putti, within blue dot and tooled gilt borders, the saucer similarly decorated
    The cup 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high


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