31 March 2008
TWO MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) ASPARAGUS BOXES AND COVERS
CIRCA 1800, ONE WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS * 4 AND PRESSNUMMER 41, THE OTHER INCISED E 74
Each modelled as a small bunch of pale-green purple-tipped asparagus spears, one bundle tied with a pink ribbon and the other with a blue ribbon (the second with chip to base of two spears and with restoration to blue ribbon)
Each 5 in. (12.8 cm.) long (2)
The Royal House of Saxony, Schloss Nöthnitz (the first with Inventory Number P.E. 3218 a & b in iron-red, and Nö. 39 + in brown; the second with Inventory Number P.E. 36941 a & b in iron red and Nö 183 + in brown).
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