25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN FLOWER-ENCRUSTED RETICULATED CENTERPIECE BASKET AND STAND
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, BOTH INCISED M 141, IMPRESSED 6 AND 54
In the Rococo taste, the pierced basket flanked by branch handles, the base with two putti, one playing the pipe, the other holding a tethered dove, raised on four scroll feet, the stand en suite
12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) high, overall (2)
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Cf. 1910 Meissen Catalogue, op. cit., pl. 33.
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