25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GROUP OF MEISSEN FLOWER-ENCRUSTED TEA WARES
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THE THREE POTS AND JUGS IMPRESSED 16, THE PLATE IMPRESSED 21
Applied with flowers and painted with scattered insects, the vessels with wishbone-handles, comprising:
A small teapot with dolphin spout and cover
Two hot-milk jugs and covers
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) diameter, the plate (7)
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