24 April 2002
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A BERLIN PORCELAIN 'JEWELLED' IVORY-GROUND PORTRAIT PLATE
Early 20th century, blue sceptre mark, impressed M and K, signed Wagner
Painted with a portrait of the Duchess of Blessington, identified in English on the reverse, the panelled border gilt with foliate scrolls edged with opal 'jewels'
10½in. (26.6cm.) diam.
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