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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 132

    AN ANSBACH ARCHED RECTANGULAR TEA CADDY AND COVER

    CIRCA 1775, UNDERGLAZE BLUE A MARK TO BASE, TRACES OF ANOTHER ADJACENT TO FOOTRIM OF ONE SIDE

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    AN ANSBACH ARCHED RECTANGULAR TEA CADDY AND COVER
    CIRCA 1775, UNDERGLAZE BLUE A MARK TO BASE, TRACES OF ANOTHER ADJACENT TO FOOTRIM OF ONE SIDE
    One side painted with a church in a river landscape, the other with a sailing boat before cargo, within gilt rococo-scroll cartouches, the shoulders and cover with flower-sprays, the cover with a pear finial (hairline crack to rim of cover, chip to shoulder)
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high


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