Lot 3
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A PAIR OF MEISSEN SOUP TUREENS AND COVERS MID 18TH CENTURY

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5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • width across handles 12 in.
  • 30.5 cm
each molded with a Dulong pattern reserved with ornithological panels, the knop formed as either a young girl or young boy holding an overflowing flower cornucopia, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue. Minor chips and some restoration.

Catalogue Note

A tureen with a different knop and some additional applied ornaments, but otherwise similarly decorated, is illustrated by Hans Syz, J. Jefferson Miller II and Rainer Rückert, Catalogue of The Hans Syz Collection, pp. 410-11, no. 270, where the authors note that this border pattern was first used in 1743 on a service for the Dulong company of Amsterdam.

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