Lot 356
  • 356

A PAIR OF MEISSEN MONTEITHS FROM THE SWAN SERVICE, CIRCA 1740-41

Estimate
150,000 - 250,000 USD
Sold
212,500 USD
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Description

modelled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, the oval body molded in low relief with spirally radiating shellwork, and applied on either side in the center with a gilt rocaille cartouche painted with the Brühl and Kolowrat-Krakowska arms, affixed on either end with a half-bust nymph suspending on either side a garland of flowerheads, fruit, crayfish and shells, the rim with upright gilt scallop shells modeled with cascades of water serving as lugs, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed numerals 23 or 25(?) 2 pieces
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