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Auction: Auction 02.03.1992
was auctioned on: 2 March 1992
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A PAIR OF MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED TUREENS AND COVERS with high sides, shallow domed covers and circular spreading feet, painted by Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck , each with an exotic bird perched on a green and Böttger lustre rock among extensive unusual...

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Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000
ca. US$51,738 - US$86,230
Price realised:  £29,700
ca. US$51,221
Lot number 134, Views: 37

A PAIR OF MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED TUREENS AND COVERS with high sides, shallow domed covers and circular spreading feet, painted by Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck , each with an exotic bird perched on a green and Böttger lustre rock among extensive unusual flowering chrysanthemum and peony, and blue and yellow flowers, the Frauenköpfe handles with gilt, iron-red and puce scrolling torsos, black hair and gilt tiaras, the spreading feet with a broad band of Böttger lustre and gilt foliage, the covers with two trailing branches of chrysanthemum and peony about scrolling finials with Frauenköpfe wearing black tripartite wigs (one finial broken from cover and restored, the other finial with a minute chip, the bases of the handles ground), blue crossed swords marks, circa 1725 23cm. high (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 02.03.1992
Date of the auction: 2 Mar 1992
Address: Christie's
London, King Street