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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 229

    A VOLKSTEDT RECTANGULAR PLAQUE

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    A VOLKSTEDT RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
    CIRCA 1775
    Painted with St. Jerome kneeling in prayer on a grassy mound in an arched grotto, the integral stepped frame moulded with pierced scroll and floral corners enriched in gilding (bottom left corner cracked across and restored with associated area of gilding retouched)
    9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) x 7½ in. (19 cm.)


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    Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800, Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg, Rudolstadt, Exhibition Catalogue (1999), pp. 110 & 111 for this form of plaque with an integral frame.

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    Provenance

    With Daniela Kumpf, Wiesbaden.