A Meissen butter dish and cover, circa 1760
Lot 164
A Meissen ornithological butter dish and cover, circa 1760
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Lot Details
A Meissen ornithological butter dish and cover, circa 1760
Modelled with a moulded trelliswork border, the sides and cover decorated with birds seated on tree-trunks and branches, surrounded by small insects, the flat cover fitted neatly between the square shaped logs of the dish, a lemon finial with a single leaf on top of the cover, 6cm high, crossed swords mark in blue to the base (2)
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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