30 September - 1 October 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN TEA CADDY AND COVER, A MEISSEN CUP AND A SAUCER,
circa 1770, blue crossed swords and dot marks, impressed (dot at each corner of an even cross) and 3 to the tea caddy,
the rectangular caddy painted in blue and white and enriched in enamel colors and gilt with indianische Blumen, the shoulder and cover rim with a band of fretwork; the cup and saucer moulded as a pink rose, the interior of the saucer with a loose bouquet and scattered deutsche Blumen
5 3/8in. (13.7cm.) high, the first (3)
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