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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 113

    TWO WÜRZBURG TEACUPS AND SAUCERS

    CIRCA 1775, IMPRESSED W MARKS TO BOTH AND C.G. MARKS TO BOTH

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    TWO WÜRZBURG TEACUPS AND SAUCERS
    CIRCA 1775, IMPRESSED W MARKS TO BOTH AND C.G. MARKS TO BOTH
    The first painted with landscape cartouches in colours supported on gilt scroll half-cartouches, within panelled ozier-moulded borders (chip to rim of saucer, some wear); the second painted with puce oval medallions depicting figures before turreted buildings in river landscapes, within green petal-shaped cartouches and waved circular bands (cup with hairline crack extending from upper rim to lower handle terminal) (2)


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    Provenance

    By repute Thomas Beckhard, Frankfurt, 1938
    Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 10th October 1989, lots 127 & 133
    Anon., sale Neumeister, Münich, 22nd May 1996, lots 8 (for the first teacup and saucer) and 12 (for the second).


    Literature

    Hans-Peter Trenschel and Ludwig Wamser, Würzburger Porzellan, Maninfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, 11th - 14th December 1986, Exhibition Catalogue (Würzburg, 1986), pls. 19 & 34.