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Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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A set of twenty-three Gotha porcelain dessert plates, Germany, Thuringia, 19th century, circa 1842
with polychrome scenes of views and landscapes of Gotha, Baden and its surroundings, the rim with the coat of arms of the Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha and von Baden families, each view named on the reverse side of the plate, marked Gotha and with a rooster in a medallion
Quantity: 23
Diam. 22 cm. ; Diam. 8 2/3  in.
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Provenance

Made for the wedding of Duc Ernest II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Princess Alexandrine of Baden in 1842

Catalogue Note

These plates are part of a service realised for the wedding of the Duke Ernest II of Saxe-Cobourg and Gotha to the Princess Alexandrine of Baden in 1842. A vase from that service is at the Schlossmuseum of Gotha and reproduced in Helmut Scherf, Thüringer Porzellan, 1980, n° 89, p. 125.

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Paris