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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    A WÜRZBURG TWO-HANDLED QUATREFOIL SUGAR-BOWL AND COVER

    1775-80

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WÜRZBURG TWO-HANDLED QUATREFOIL SUGAR-BOWL AND COVER
    1775-80
    Of compressed form, with entwined stylised dolphin handles and cone finial, supported on four scroll feet, moulded with borders of scrolls, beading and stylised acanthus, painted in a pale palette with vignettes of fortified buildings in estuary landscapes, within gilt line rims (finial restuck, one foot replaced with some associated overpainting, stained star-cracks to base)
    5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) wide


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    For pieces from a very similar service, see Hans-Peter Trenschel and Ludwig Wamser, Würzburger Porzellan, Maninfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, 11th - 14th December 1986, Exhibition Catalogue (Würzburg, 1986), cat. nos. 25, 28 & 29, and p. 141 and p. 81 for colour illustrations of a teapot of related form.

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