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A rare large Meissen vase
1817
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 54,000 USD
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240

PROPERTY OF OTHER OWNERS

A rare large Meissen vase
1817
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 54,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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A rare large Meissen vase
1817
of campana form, finely painted on the front and reverse with views of Dresden and Pillnitz and on one side with the gilt monogram M L A and on the other with the inscription DEN XXVIII. OCTOBER MDCCCXVII, beneath a band of ten portraits of the Saxon and Austrian royal famililes, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, painted numeral 4.
height 17 5/8 in. (44.8cm)
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Catalogue Note

The vase commemorates the marriage of Princess Marie-Anna of Saxony to Grand Duke Leopold II of Tuscany, Archduke of Austria, which took place by proxy in Dresden on October 28, 1817. Marie-Anna (1799-1832) was the daughter of Prince Maximilian of Saxony, brother of King Friedrich August I, whose portrait, together with his wife, Queen Marie Amalia, is one of those which appears on the vase.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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New York