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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARIAN AND MICHAEL SABEE

A pair of Meissen footed salts
circa 1736
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 2,160 USD
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386

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARIAN AND MICHAEL SABEE

A pair of Meissen footed salts
circa 1736
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 2,160 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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A pair of Meissen footed salts
circa 1736
modelled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, each deep circular basket painted with the 'Koreanische Löwe' pattern and supported by three female busts terminating in scroll feet, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue. One basket handle restored, some chips and losses to scroll feet.
height 4in.
10.2cm
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Provenance

Sold, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, February 26, 1975, lot 250

Catalogue Note

Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan, pl. 123, no. 487, illustrates an armorial salt of this form from the Sulkowski service, for which the shape was originally designed, and on p. 116 cites several entries for the modelling of the form in Eberlein's work records for 1736. A pair of salts painted with the 'Koreanische Löwe' pattern was in the Collection of Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, illustrated in the Ball and Graupe Catalogue of his sale, Berlin, March 23-25, 1931, lot 628.

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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