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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 90

    TWO BERLIN GOLD-GROUND CUPS AND SAUCERS

    CIRCA 1820 AND 1835, BLUE SCEPTRE MARK AND INCISED MARKS TO EACH, THE FOOTED CUP ALSO WITH IRON-RED STENCILED CROWNED ORB MARK AND PAINTER'S H

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    TWO BERLIN GOLD-GROUND CUPS AND SAUCERS
    CIRCA 1820 AND 1835, BLUE SCEPTRE MARK AND INCISED MARKS TO EACH, THE FOOTED CUP ALSO WITH IRON-RED STENCILED CROWNED ORB MARK AND PAINTER'S H
    One painted with a portrait after François-Hubert Drouais of the Marquis de Briges at the age of seven, the saucer chased in gold Nur Dich (Only You); the other a cylindrical cup on paw feet, the handle as a snake biting the rim of the cup, painted on the burnished gold ground with a rich band of flowers
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) and 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diameter respectively (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Twinight Collection (Lot 90)