A rare Meissen vase circa 1730

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Lot 20
A rare Meissen vase circa 1730

Sold for £ 4,063 (US$ 5,513) inc. premium
A rare Meissen vase
circa 1730
of unusual pear shape with twin scrolled handles picked out in gold, painted with a group of merchants and a camel on the shore, a three-masted ship behind them, the reverse with two figures walking towards a riverside town, within laub und bandelwerk borders containing panels of Böttger lustre, 20cm, crossed swords mark in puce enamel (one handle broken and restored back into place),
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