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Pair of Meissen Porcelain Topographical Plates

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
536
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Meissen Porcelain Topographical Plates, Germany, each with cobalt and gilt highlights and painted scenes depicting an architectural scene from Liepzig, one inscribed on reverse "Lutherkirche, Leipzig," the other "Pleifenburg, Leipzig," with underglazed blue crossed swords factory marks, dia. 10 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Good condition overall, minor signs of age-expected wear. Pleifenburg plate has small blemish in center that has been touched up.


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

Leipzig, Germany, Ceramic glaze, Factory mark, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain, Volkseigene Betriebe

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