8 July 2002,
Price realised GBP 1,016
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A Meissen coffee-cup and trembleuse saucer
Circa 1745, blue crossed swords marks, the coffee-cup with Pressnummer 6, the saucer with Pressnummer 52
The coffee-cup with wishbone handle, painted with three fishermen on a rocky wooded island and with scattered flowers, the saucer similarly painted with two vignettes of figures in landscapes and with flowers flanking the pierced turquoise gallery, both with ozier-moulded borders and gilt line rims (the coffee-cup with small rim chip)
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This is an exceptional example of the use of Goldchinesen on such a ground.
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