A Meissen porcelain dark blue-ground two-handled presentation vase
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A Meissen porcelain dark blue-ground two-handled presentation vase

CIRCA 1890, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED F183, IMPRESSED 20

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A Meissen porcelain dark blue-ground two-handled presentation vase
CIRCA 1890, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, INCISED F183, IMPRESSED 20
The front and reverse with a heavily gilt oval cartouche in the oil-painting-style, one after Caspar Netscher (1639-1684), depicting an autoportrait with his wife on a balcony, the other with a violin player after the original by Gerrit Dou (1613-1675) in the Hermitage, Saint Petersburg, the foliage and scroll handles with Tête de Feuille terminals
69.5 cm. high
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Lot Essay

The painting by Netscher was in the Gemäldegalerie Dresden at the time of production of this vase.

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