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A Meissen ‘Brühlsche Allerlei’ part dinner service, circa 1742-48Estimate 70,000100,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s

each piece finely painted with studies of fruit, vegetables, nuts, berries, seeds and flowers, the borders elaborately molded with various basketweave patterns, comprising: a large oval tureen and cover, a circular tureen and cover, two smaller oval tureens and covers, three 17 7/8-inch oval platters, two 15 1/4-inch circular platters, two 13 1/2-inch circular platters, two 12-inch circular platters, a large two-handled tray, eight soup plates, twenty dinner plates, four circular deep dishes and a ladle, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, ‘C’ Konditorei mark in puce to two dinner plates and all four deep circular dishes51 pieces.

Sotheby’s. Property from the Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon: Masterworks.New York | 21-23 nov. 2014, 02:00 PM