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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 328

    A WÜRZBURG WHITE MODEL OF AN URN

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WÜRZBURG WHITE MODEL OF AN URN
    CIRCA 1775
    The tapering baluster urn moulded with a geometric frieze and garlanded with roses, a heron modelled perched on the frieze spreading its wings, supported on a square section fluted plinth festooned with swags of laurel leaves (replacement head and wing, associated lacquering to body, restoration to edge of upper rim, frieze, small sections of two swags, slight chipping to applied flowers and leaves, minute chipping to corners)
    5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Hans-Peter Trenschel and Ludwig Wamser, Würzburger Porzellan, Maninfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, Exhibition Catalogue, 11th-14th December 1986, cat. no. 66, pls. 74 & 75.