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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    A VOLKSTEDT RECTANGULAR TOPOGRAPHICAL PLAQUE

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    A VOLKSTEDT RECTANGULAR TOPOGRAPHICAL PLAQUE
    CIRCA 1775
    Painted with a view of Volkstedt, the integral moulded frame with gilt bands and with pierced scrolling foliate corners enriched in gilding, the reverse applied with two straps for suspension (slight wear to gilding, one hanging strap lacking from reverse)
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) x 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's Geneva, 10th November 1986, lot 42.


    Literature

    Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800, Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg, Rudolstadt, Exhibition Catalogue (1999), p. 113, cat. no. 115.
    Jürgen Sattler, 'Eine Volkstedter Ziertafel mit der Signatur des Johann Georg Wilhelm Greiner' Keramos, January 1989, No. 123, p. 40.