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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 54

    AN ASSEMBLED MEISSEN BLUE AND WHITE ZWIEBELMUSTER DINNER SERVICE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, MARKED WITH CROSSED SWORDS IN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE, SOME INCISED AND IMPRESSED NUMERALS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ASSEMBLED MEISSEN BLUE AND WHITE ZWIEBELMUSTER DINNER SERVICE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, MARKED WITH CROSSED SWORDS IN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE, SOME INCISED AND IMPRESSED NUMERALS
    Comprising: one soup tureen and cover; forty-eight plates; fifteen deep plates; twenty-one small plates; eleven pierced plates; four square tureens and covers; a sweetmeat dish on wooden tray; eleven circular dishes in sizes; ten oval dishes in sizes; two mustard pots on fixed stand with cover and spoon; two sauce boats; two ladles, of which one is from another German factory; eight egg cups; one large barrel and cover; fourteen mocha cups and twelve saucers; an etagere with figural finial; six salts; eleven knife rests; and one bowl, (damages)
    the tureen 24 cm. diam. (191)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous Sale; Sotheby's Amsterdam, 5 June 2002, lot 202 as:
    George I, King of Saxony (1832-1904), given as a wedding present in 1872.
    Acquired by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DUTCH GENTLEMAN (LOTS 54-55)