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Meissen Porcelain White Glazed Swan Service Tureen and Cover

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain White Glazed Swan Service Tureen and Cover, Germany, 19th century, heavily modeled with swans centering a floral band and classical mermaid handles, the cover with a partially nude maiden seated atop a dolphin with a cherub by her side, inscribed number 3908 and underglaze crossed swords mark, overall lg. 16 in.
Estimate $400-600

Second choice mark. Old and discolored repairs to each handle and to associated vines and foliage; also to cupid's arrow and a finger.

Keywords

Germany, Ceramic glaze, Glass, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain, Pottery, Tureen

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