Decorative Arts Auction

June 15, 2015

LOT 157

Lot 157

Berlin Armorial Cup and Saucer, 1837

Berlin Armorial Cup and Saucer, 1837
Lot 157 Details
Berlin Armorial Cup and Saucer, 1837

painted in colours and gilt with armorials and a commemorative inscription
diameter 6.1" — 15.6 cm.
impressed numerals, painted sceptre marks in underglaze blue

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Minor wear to gilt inscription on the saucer; otherwise substantially in good condition

LOT 157

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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