31 March 2008
A FULDA TEACUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1775, BLUE CROWNED FF MARKS, IMPRESSED IK MARKS
Painted in schwarzlot with travellers before buildings in estuary scenes, gilt with scattered sprays below gilt line rims, the cup with a double-scroll handle (some slight scratching to enamels, some flaking and wear to gilding, slight fritting to footrims)
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Cf. Michael Newman, Die Deutschen Porzellan-Manufakturen Im 18. Jahrhundert (Brunswick, 1977), Vol. II, p. 172, Abb. 101 for a similarly decorated teabowl and saucer.
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