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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 316

    An extensive assembled Meissen ornithological dinner service

    1750-1790, VARIOUS BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS

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    An extensive assembled Meissen ornithological dinner service
    1750-1790, VARIOUS BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
    Modelled with Neu-Ozier borders outlined in gilt, painted with various specimen birds upon vignettes and butterflies, beetles and ladybirds, the tureens with scrolled cauliflower and asparagus handles, the covers applied with scattered flowers, comprising: two large two-handled oval tureens and covers, the covers surmounted by a finial modelled as a seated boy eating a fruit flanked by a fruit-filled basket, the other with a girl, 34 cm. wide, four smaller two-handled oval tureens and covers, two covers surmounted by a finial modelled as a recumbent boy, two covers with a seated girl holding one hand to her breast (including one Punktzeit), 28 cm. wide, three pairs of two-handled deep serving chargers with rocaille handles (including one Punktzeit 37.5 cm. wide) 44 and 37.5 and 33.5 cm. wide, a pair of very large Marcolini oval serving chargers, 50.6 cm. wide, four oval serving chargers (including two Marcolini), 44 cm. wide, four small oval serving chargers, 35.5 cm. wide, a pair of small oval serving dishes, 23.2 cm. wide, six large circular serving chargers (including two Punktzeit and three Marcolini), 38 cm. diam., eight large circular serving chargers (including four Marcolini), 34 cm. diam., eleven circular dishes (including four Marcolini), 30 cm. diam., six shallow bowls, (including one Punktzeit and two Marcolini), 25 cm. diam., four small shallow bowls, 21.5 cm. diam., twelve plates (including two Punktzeit and four Marcolini), 26 cm. diam., eight Punktzeit plates with gilt scroll rim, 25.5 cm. diam., seventy-six plates (including twenty-eight Punktzeit and eight Marcolini), 24 cm. diam., thirty deep plates (including five Punktzeit), 23 cm. diam. (rim chips, small damages, some wear to gilding, a detailed condition report is available on request) (191)


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