A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'SCHNEEBALLEN' POT POURRI AND COVER, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'SCHNEEBALLEN' POT POURRI AND COVER, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY
A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'SCHNEEBALLEN' POT POURRI AND COVER, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY
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Property from a Distinguished Private Swiss Collection

A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'SCHNEEBALLEN' POT POURRI AND COVER, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Swiss Collection

A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'SCHNEEBALLEN' POT POURRI AND COVER, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:875GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Distinguished Private Swiss Collection


A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'SCHNEEBALLEN' POT POURRI AND COVER, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY


the ovoid body encrusted with tightly-packed flowerheads reserved with leafy tendrils, supported by a foot cast with scrolls, the rim and finial cast with trailing foliage, blue crossed swords mark, Pressnummer 21

20.5cm. high, 8in.

Condition Report

This pot pourri is in overall good condition. The gilt-bronze is extensively tarnished. Minor chips to the tips of some of the porcelain flowers and leaves.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Saleroom Notice

This lot is sold with no reserve. Please refer to the printed catalogue for information on lots sold with no reserve.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Auktionshaus Michael Zeller, Lindau, 6-10 October 1987, lot 880.

STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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