12 May 2010,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A MEISSEN BLUE AND WHITE TEACUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1740-45, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 52 TO CUP, PAINTER'S J. TO SAUCER
Painted with flowering chrysanthemum and lotus within blue line borders (minor slight chipping to footrim of saucer) (2)
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For a similar example see Klaus-Peter Arnold et al., Meissen Blaumalerei aus Drei Jahrhunderten (Leipzig, 1989), pp. 216-217, no. 133.
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