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Heinrich & Co. Porcelain Cup from the Graf Zeppelin Airship

Auction: Discovery - 2903T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 12, 2016 10:00AM


Heinrich & Co. Porcelain Cup from the Graf Zeppelin Airship, Selb, Germany, c. 1928, with a cobalt blue band flanked by two narrow tooled gilt bands to an ivory-colored ground, the cup with medallion monogrammed "LZ," with green factory mark and further marked "Heinrich-Elfenbein-Porzellan" and "Graf Zeppelin/1928,"ht. 2, dia. 4 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

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Selb, Germany