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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 267

    A WÜRZBURG SHAPED QUATREFOIL FOOTED BOWL

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    A WÜRZBURG SHAPED QUATREFOIL FOOTED BOWL
    CIRCA 1775
    Of lobed form on a spreading shaped quatrefoil foot, the interior painted in puce with a seated traveller before turreted buildings in a landscape within an ozier-moulded border (rim chip at 1 o'clock, stained glaze cracks to rim and border, one running into foot)
    5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) wide


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    See Hans-Peter Trenschel and Ludwig Wamser, Würzburger Porzellan, Maninfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, Exhibition Catalogue, 11th-14th December 1986, p. 171, Abb. 11 for a similar bowl painted with swags of flowers. Also see the footed bowl of similar form painted with swags of flowers sold by Neumeister, Munich, 22nd May 1996, lot 3.

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    Provenance

    By repute, Thomas Beckhard Colletion, Frankfurt, 1938
    Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 10th October 1998.