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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    SIX MEISSEN YELLOW-GROUND TEACUPS AND FIVE SAUCERS

    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PAINTER'S L IN PURPLE AND VARIOUS PRESSNUMMER

    Price Realised  

    SIX MEISSEN YELLOW-GROUND TEACUPS AND FIVE SAUCERS
    CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PAINTER'S L IN PURPLE AND VARIOUS PRESSNUMMER
    Painted with Holzschnitt Blumen and insects in the manner of J.G. Klinger, including cornflower, narcissus, tulip, forget-me-not and peony, the teacups reserved with shaped brown-line quatrefoil panels and with wishbone handles enriched with gilding, brown line rims (one cup with crack to base of handle, one saucer with restored rim chip)


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    Provenance

    Karl Keller Collection (according to the printed collection labels attached to some pieces).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR