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Auction: Auction 05.07.2001
was auctioned on: 5 July 2001
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A Meissen dark-blue-ground ogee-sided coffee cup

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Estimate: £200 - £300
ca. US$282 - US$424
Price realised:  £376
ca. US$531
Lot number 199, Views: 25

A Meissen dark-blue-ground ogee-sided coffee cup painted with birds perched on branches amongst rockwork within a shaped panel gilt with scrolls and foliage, the reverse with wild fowl amongst grasses, within a similar cartouche, reserved on a ground gilt with a caillouté pattern, blue crossed swords mark, painter's mark, and Pressnummer 46, circa 1770 (light rubbing to gilding); and a similar teacup, the interior painted with a butterfly and insect, blue crossed swords and dot mark, painter's mark and Pressnummer 18 (light rubbing to gilding) See illustration (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 05.07.2001
Date of the auction: 5 Jul 2001
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington