31 March 2008
A PAIR OF KLOSTER-VEILSDORF TEACUPS AND SAUCERS
CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CV MONGRAMS, INCISED BZ MARKS
Painted with specimen birds perched on entwined garlands of flowers suspended from puce ribbons tied on gilt rings hung from gilt line rims (rim of one saucer worn, other gilt rims with slight wear, very minor wear to enamels) (2)
Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 10th October 1998, lot 217.
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See Helmut Scherf, Thüringer Porzellan (Leipzig, 1980), p. 199 for a part coffee-service of the same pattern.
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