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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    SIX MEISSEN ORNITHOLOGICAL TEACUPS AND SAUCERS

    CIRCA 1750-55, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PRESSNUMMERN 5 TO FIVE TEACUPS AND 52 TO ONE TEACUP AND FIVE SAUCERS

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    SIX MEISSEN ORNITHOLOGICAL TEACUPS AND SAUCERS
    CIRCA 1750-55, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PRESSNUMMERN 5 TO FIVE TEACUPS AND 52 TO ONE TEACUP AND FIVE SAUCERS
    Each piece painted with two panels of specimen birds, including waterfowl, domestic fowl and parrots, in landscape vignettes within scroll-moulded rococo cartouches divided by similar cartouches enclosing deutsche Blumen, the double-scroll handles and rims enriched in gilding, comprising: two large teacups, four small teacups, four large saucers and two smaller saucers (one larger saucer with footrim chip, some wear to gilt rims) (6)


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