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Auction archive: Lot number 292

A FINE ARMORIAL SOUP-PLATE WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF PRUSSIA

Estimate
£12,000 - £18,000
ca. US$23,569 - US$35,353
Price realised:
£31,700
ca. US$62,261
Auction archive: Lot number 292

A FINE ARMORIAL SOUP-PLATE WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF PRUSSIA

Estimate
£12,000 - £18,000
ca. US$23,569 - US$35,353
Price realised:
£31,700
ca. US$62,261
Beschreibung:

A FINE ARMORIAL SOUP-PLATE WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF PRUSSIA
CIRCA 1750-57
A FINE ARMORIAL SOUP-PLATE WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF PRUSSIA CIRCA 1750-57 Finely enamelled in iron-red, black, blue, green and flesh tints, with gilding and oxidised silver, the centre with the arms of the Hohenzollerns encircled by the collar and badge of the Order of the Black Eagle adorned with a Maltese Cross, the coat of arms surmounted by a helmet, crown, and flanked by 'wild men' supporters holding standards bearing black and red eagles, standing on a bracket inscribed with the motto GOTT MIT UNS , all envelopped in an ermine cloak forming a canopy surmounted by a further crown and eagle, the foliate border with a larger crowned eagle interupting the gilt narrow band at the rim, each of the eagles with the initials FR for Frederick II, King of Prussia 9 in. (23 cm.) diam.

Auction archive: Lot number 292
Auction:
Datum:
13 May 2008
Auction house:
Christie's
13 May 2008, London, King Street
Beschreibung:

A FINE ARMORIAL SOUP-PLATE WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF PRUSSIA
CIRCA 1750-57
A FINE ARMORIAL SOUP-PLATE WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF PRUSSIA CIRCA 1750-57 Finely enamelled in iron-red, black, blue, green and flesh tints, with gilding and oxidised silver, the centre with the arms of the Hohenzollerns encircled by the collar and badge of the Order of the Black Eagle adorned with a Maltese Cross, the coat of arms surmounted by a helmet, crown, and flanked by 'wild men' supporters holding standards bearing black and red eagles, standing on a bracket inscribed with the motto GOTT MIT UNS , all envelopped in an ermine cloak forming a canopy surmounted by a further crown and eagle, the foliate border with a larger crowned eagle interupting the gilt narrow band at the rim, each of the eagles with the initials FR for Frederick II, King of Prussia 9 in. (23 cm.) diam.

Auction archive: Lot number 292
Auction:
Datum:
13 May 2008
Auction house:
Christie's
13 May 2008, London, King Street
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