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A Meissen Teapot For French Queen Marie Leszczynska

Result EUR36,000
Published on , by Philippe Dufour
Auction on 05 December 2021 - 10:00 (CET) - 4, rue de Noyon - 50100 Cherbourg

The object, part of a legendary set given to a French sovereign by a foreign king, and produced by the highly-esteemed workshops of the Saxony factory, now returns to Versailles.

Meissen porcelain lidded teapot from the service given to Queen Marie Leszczynska... A Meissen Teapot For French Queen Marie Leszczynska

Meissen porcelain lidded teapot from the service given to Queen Marie Leszczynska in March 1737, mark with crossed swords on the underside, silver-gilt mounting with 18th century discharge mark, h. 11 cm/4.3 in, diam. 14 cm/5.5 in.
Result: €36,000

In March 1737, Augustus III, King of Poland (also Elector of Saxony as Frederick Augustus II) gave Marie Leszczynska, Louis XV 's wife, an opulent tea and chocolate set made…
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