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AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF MEISSEN PEACH BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1760

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Estimate:

1,200

to
- 1,800 USD

AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF MEISSEN PEACH BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1760

AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF MEISSEN PEACH BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1760

Estimate:

1,200

to
- 1,800 USD

Lot sold:

11,250

USD

Sold Without Reserve

AN ASSEMBLED PAIR OF MEISSEN PEACH BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1760


naturalistically modeled and painted in mottled pink and shades of light green, with a green cherry knop, one with traces of crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, bearing Russian inventory number G.D.P in Cyrillic and number 792 in black ink, possibly The Imperial Palace, Gatchina, St. Petersburg

height 3 ⅝ in.

9.2 cm

Overall in good appearance.

The example predominantly pink with Cyrillic mark in good condition.

The other example's cover sprayed on the interior and an area of over-paint to one side of exterior, probably broken and re-stuck. The cherry knop stem probably replaced and an area of over-paint to one of the tendrils.

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.

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

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. New York, 24 February 1978, lot 129 (one; one of a pair)

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. New York, 31 October 1981, lot 215 (the other)

A further pair was in the Garbisch Collection, sold at Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. New York, 17 May 1980, lot 139. A further pair bearing Russian inventory marks was sold at Sotheby's London, the Collection of Mrs. Peggy Ann Hawkins, Lexington, Virginia, 2 June 1959, lot 119