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Heinrich & Co. Porcelain Cup and Saucer from the Graf Zeppelin Airship

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM


Heinrich & Co. Porcelain Cup and Saucer from the Graf Zeppelin Airship, Selb, Germany, c. 1928, each with a cobalt blue band flanked by two narrow tooled gilt bands to an ivory-colored ground, the cup with medallion monogrammed "LZ," each with green factory mark and further marked "Heinrich-Elfenbein-Porzellan" and "Graf Zeppelin/1928," saucer dia. 6 in.

N.B. The Graf Zeppelin was a German-built blimp that operated commercially from 1928-37. "LZ" stands for Luftschiftbau Zeppelin, the company that built the dirigible.
Estimate $300-500

Cup with two hairline cracks to bowl and small footrim chip. Saucer with small rim chip.

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Heinrich & Co., Selb, Germany, Luftschiftbau Zeppelin