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Early 19th Century Meissen Portrait Cup, Marcolini Period c.1800 (1 of 12)
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Early 19th Century Meissen Portrait Cup, Marcolini Period c.1800

REF: 543/6361 / LA493558
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Description
Meissen portrait cup, Marcolini period (c.1800), in cobalt blue with the portrait of a gentleman wearing a medal, painted en grisaille. Marks:- Underglaze Marcolini period Meissen mark to base of cup together with painter’s mark “4”. For similar examples of the portrait cup, see Plate 175, Rontgen, The Book of Meissen, Schiffer, 1996. Meissen portraits also referred to also by Jim and Susan Harran, Meissen Porcelain, pg.27, Collector Books: “This type of decoration was very expensive to produce as it was only done by the top Meissen portrait artists”.
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Height:
7 cm
declaration
Lefays has clarified that the Early 19th Century Meissen Portrait Cup, Marcolini Period c.1800 (LA493558) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1800
condition
Examined under ultraviolet light. No damage or restoration. Moderate wear to gilding.
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location
This Early 19th Century Meissen Portrait Cup, Marcolini Period c.1800 is located in United Kingdom