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Sale IT203 Lot 2003

MEISSEN (DOT PERIOD) PORCELAIN FIGURAL POTPOURRI VASE AND COVER late 18th Century, blue crossed swords and dot mark, neoclassical, of oval drum shape, flanked by Bacchanalian figural handles of a nymph holding a ewer and a bearded male holding grapes, the pierced domed cover with a wide flame finial, the sides centering pink-ground female cameo portrait medallions between pendant swags, the socle foot with puce stiff-leaf tips and clusters of flowers, gilt key and line rims, h: 10.75 x w: 9.5 in.

Provenance: Property of a Washington, D.C. Estate

Literature: For a late 19th Century variant of this model, see Freeman’s Auctions, Philadelphia, PA, 5 May, 2010, lot 902.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sold for $1,600.00

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