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An Empire-cup with hieroglyphics


An Empire-cup with hieroglyphics

Lot-Nr. 459 |


An Empire-cup with hieroglyphics | Result 400 €

KPM/Berlin, beg. of 19th cent. Cup and saucer with a revolving lancet pattern underneath a blue border on a rich gold underground. Therein stylised hieroglyphics. The decorative depiction of hieroglyphics refers to the popular phenomenon of Egyptomania, which inspired the European arts since Napoleon"s Egyptian mission (1798-1801). Sceptre mark. H. 10,5 cm.

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