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MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) PORTRAIT CUP, COVER AND STAND

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PERIOD: 19th Century

A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) PORTRAIT CUP, COVER AND STAND CIRCA 1800, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS, STAR AND 4 MARKS, INDISTINCT IMPRESSED MARK TO SAUCER The cup with an ivory oval medallion painted with a bust-length silhouette of a lady in profile to the right within a gilt oval beaded cartouche flanked by a beaded line, with an angular channelled handle, the domed cover with a gilt fruiting finial, the saucer inscribed Und in black script above a bouquet of forget-me-nots and violets, with dark-blue band borders gilt with vitruvian scrolls and gilt line rims (small rim chip to cover, flaking to saucer rim, minute chip to handle, further minute areas of wear to gilding

PRIX: $5000

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