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A cup decorated with a butterfly, and saucer, Porcelain, of cylindrical form, the body with wide gilt inside rim, the exterior with delicate gilt edging, gilt painted border with leaf- and floral festoons on a white band, apple green ground, a medallion containing blue painted butterfly, inscribed "So bin ich nicht", the angular handle heightened with gilt and with leaf and console terminal, Vienna, Imperial Manufactory, Underglaze blue Austrian shield, dated 1810, turner no. 46 Leopold Schneider 1802-1839, no. 47 Mathias Schwaiger 1792-1832, painter no. 138 Joseph Cloos 1806-1839. 5in (13.5cm) diameter

Guide Price: £1200 to £1800 (Dorotheum)
Date of valuation: 2010

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