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An extensive Meissen part dinner and dessert service, circa 1765-1780, Academic and Marcolini Periods

Auction Closed

July 6, 02:09 PM GMT

Estimate

80,000 - 120,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

An extensive Meissen part dinner and dessert service

circa 1765-1780, Academic and Marcolini Periods


each element painted with a vignettes of birds, domestic and wild fowl, wading birds and exotic birds, in natural settings below scattered insects and moths within gilt scroll border, the pieces of form with figural flower finials, comprising:

A large two-handle oval tureen and cover with putto and cornucopia finial; a two-handle oval stand

Two similar smaller tureens and covers; a two-handled oval stand

A pair of two-handled tureen and covers similar; and two two-handled stands

Two pairs of two-handled oval butter tubs, covers and oval stands

Seven octagonal serving dishes in sizes

Eleven shaped-circular serving dishes in sizes

Two large circular pierced drainers

Seventeen saucer dishes in sizes

Eight square dishes in two sizes

A quatrefoil bowl

Twenty-one soup plates

Seventy-one dinners plates

Four shaped-triangular salts on tapering fluted feet

Fourteen baluster cups and thirteen covers

Blue crossed swords marks with Punktzeit or asterisk, Pressnummern

And a composite part service made in addition comprising:

Three later two-handled oval tureens and four, outside-decorated to match

Twenty-four later side plates, outside-decorated to match

Two Continental porcelain two-handled oval small tureens or butter tubs and covers and two saucer dishes painted with vignettes of birds amongst scattered sprigs within gilt line rims, circa 1800

By family repute the Fabricus family of Haarlem, thence by descent until marriage to the Van Boetzelaer family 1882, thence by descent to the present owners.