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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 299

    AN OTTWEILER (NASSAU-SAABRÜCKEN) SPIRALLY-MOULDED BOWL

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE N.S. AND IMPRESSED TA MARKS

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    AN OTTWEILER (NASSAU-SAABRÜCKEN) SPIRALLY-MOULDED BOWL
    CIRCA 1770, BLUE N.S. AND IMPRESSED TA MARKS
    The spirally-moulded lower part painted with loose bouquets and scattered sprays below a scrolling gilt-edged pink-scale band below an ozier-moulded border, the interior with three flower-sprays and sprigs, gilt line rims (two hairline cracks to rim, hairline cracks to body, short stained glaze cracks to base, slight wear to gilding and enamels, gilt upper rim worn)
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam.


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    For a related coffee-cup and saucer from a similar pink-scale pattern service with an impressed TA mark, see Elisabeth Kessler-Slotta, Ottweiler Porzellan, Saarland-Museum Saarbrücken, Exhibition Catatlogue (Saarbrücken, 1980), p. 82, cat. no. 29.

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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Daguerre, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21st March 2001, lot 55.


    Literature

    Christof Trepesch, 'Ottweiler Porzellan', Keramos, 2001, No. 173, p. 91, and where related pieces from this tea and coffee-service sold at Daguerre are discussed.