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A RARE MEISSEN FLASK AND STOPPER FROM A TOILET GARNITURE
CIRCA 1740-45
Estimate
6,0008,000
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11
A RARE MEISSEN FLASK AND STOPPER FROM A TOILET GARNITURE
CIRCA 1740-45
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A RARE MEISSEN FLASK AND STOPPER FROM A TOILET GARNITURE
CIRCA 1740-45
of flattened baluster from, each side finely painted with a landscape scene depicting an elegant couple and a child by an obelisk and a stone sign, respectively, the burnished gilt sides reserved with floral devices between bands of scrolling foliage, the neck similarly decorated and reserved with two oval vignettes painted in purple camaïeu with similar scenes, with a gilt-metal mount and stopper. Slight wear to gilding.
height 5 1/8 in.
13 cm
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Provenance

The collection of The Viscount Astor, Cliveden, Taplow, Berkshire, sold Sotheby's, London, December 2, 2003, lot 78.

Catalogue Note

For a discussion of this type of flask and stopper, see Hermann Jedding, Eine Meissener Toilette-Garnitur in Scholls Glücksburg," in Keramos,  130/1990, pp. 3-15.

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