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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 260

    A VIENNA TEABOWL AND SAUCER AND AN ANSBACK BOULLION CUP AND COVER

    CIRCA 1749-1770, THE FIRST WITH BLUE BEEHIVE MARK AND IMPRESSED 6 AND B; THE SECOND WITH BLUE A AND SHIELD MARK AND INCISED MARKS

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A VIENNA TEABOWL AND SAUCER AND AN ANSBACK BOULLION CUP AND COVER
    CIRCA 1749-1770, THE FIRST WITH BLUE BEEHIVE MARK AND IMPRESSED 6 AND B; THE SECOND WITH BLUE A AND SHIELD MARK AND INCISED MARKS
    Both painted with loose bouquets and scattered flowers, the first in colors, the second in green, the boullion cup of gourd form with scroll handle
    4 7/8 in. (12 cm.) wide, the cup overall (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Antique Dealer, New York, circa 1960 (the Vienna teabowl and saucer).
    With The Art Exchange, New York, 1962 (the Ansbach boullion cup and cover).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAINT LOUIS COLLECTOR