A Meissen cutlery case with six knives and six forks possibly 19th century
Lot 82*
A cased set of six knives and six forks, second half 19th century
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,781) inc. premium
Lot Details
A cased set of six knives and six forks, second half 19th century
Each porcelan pistol-shaped handle painted with a landscape vignette depicting an elegant couple, and flower sprigs and scattered flowers and insects, all below a purple-feathered rim, in a leather case tooled with gilt foliate scrollwork and lined with green silk, the case: 29cm high

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  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 182
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