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A GERMAN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX MODELLED AS A TURK'S HEAD
A GERMAN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX MODELLED AS A TURK'S HEAD

POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 42

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A GERMAN PORCELAIN SNUFF-BOX MODELLED AS A TURK'S HEAD
POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 42
The moustachioed Turk wearing a red, blue and white striped turban moulded with a central green jewel
2¾ in. (7 cm.) high

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This model has been attributed to both Kloster-Veilsdorf and Volkstedt in the past. A very similar example, with cover, was sold by Christie's, London, on 31 March 2008, lot 212.
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