31 October 2002
Sechs Salzgefässe in der Form einer Doppelmuschel, Berlin K.P.M.
Six Berlin (K.P.M.) porcelain double-shell salts
Circa 1860 and 1900-1903, blue sceptre marks, various printed marks and monograms of King Friedrich Wilhelm IV and Emperor Wilhelm II
Each modelled as two shells divided by an anthemion on a spreading rectangular base, gilt line rims (one with minute chip to one shell and with ground chip to base)
3¾in. (9.5cm.) wide (6)
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