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A MEISSEN SUGAR BOX AND COVER FROM THE SWAN SERVICE, CIRCA 1737-41
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 USD
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366
A MEISSEN SUGAR BOX AND COVER FROM THE SWAN SERVICE, CIRCA 1737-41
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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A MEISSEN SUGAR BOX AND COVER FROM THE SWAN SERVICE, CIRCA 1737-41
modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler or Johann Friedrich Eberlein, in low relief, the base with two swimming swans among bulrushes, the reverse with a crane in flight and another eating a fish, upon a spiral shell molded ground, the cover with a similar shell molding surmounted with a putto riding a dolphin, the rim edge painted with the Brühl and Kolowrat-Krakowska arms and scattered flower sprigs, with gilt borders to the rims, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue
height 5 7/8 in.; 15 cm
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Provenance

The Antique Company of New York, Inc., January 1969

Catalogue Note

Sotheby’s Scientific Research department used noninvasive XRF for this lot to screen the green enamel for chromium, which was not detected.

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York