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Meissen Porcelain Travel Tea Set

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain Travel Tea Set, Germany, 18th century, each white ground with amber colored roses, gilded pearlwork banding and accent highlights, berry knops, all inset into green silk-lined wood case; oval tray, wd. 12 7/8; covered teapot with acanthus swag, ht. 4 1/4; covered pitcher, ht. 5 1/4; covered sugar, ht. 4 1/4; small pitcher, ht. 4 1/8; tea bowl, dia. 5 1/4; cup, ht. 2 3/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Knop of sugar bowl lid cleanly broken off and has been re-glued, as well as knop of teapot lid which has been re-glued. All with minor surface wear as expected with age and use.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Germany, Meissen porcelain, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware

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