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Pair of Meissen Porcelain Snake-handled Vases

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Meissen Porcelain Snake-handled Vases, Germany, late 19th century,
coiled snake-form handles terminating at foliate stalks, gilded and with gilt rims and lower body, cobalt ground center, crossed swords mark, ht. 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Each appears to have been poorly regilded.


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Keywords

Germany, Cobalt, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Volkseigene Betriebe

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