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FÜRSTENBERG SILHOUETTE COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER

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PERIOD: 19th Century

A FÜRSTENBERG SILHOUETTE COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER CIRCA 1800, UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCRIPT F MARKS, IMPRESSED 119 (?) TO CUP AND 1120 TO SAUCER The cup of tapering cylindrical form, decorated with a ribbon-tied oval garland of forget-me-nots with green and gilt foliage and suspending a grey silhouette roundel of a young man flanked below by silhouettes of a lady and gentleman facing each other above a gilt inscription Ces ombres unies offrent l'hommage de leurs reconnoissance, the saucer with the initial R formed with twisted gilt-edged pink ribbons, within swags of forget-me-nots suspended from a gilt foliate S-scroll border, gilt line rims (minute wear to gilt rims)

PRIX: $2000

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