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Sale 1905 Lot 139

Two Musterschutz Pottery Wall Plaques

pre-1891, German, one plaque with a faux bronze finish, depicting the Trevi Fountain, Rome, marked "Musterschutz" and "JM", and the other polychrome plaque depicting the Temple of Concordia, marked "JM" on the back.
dia. 12-1/2" and 12-3/4"

Provenance: Freeman's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 25, 2017, lot 217A; Bruce McCashin Collection.

Estimate $800-1,200

**Both plates are in overall good condition. The "Roman Forum" plate has noticeable wear to the gilding on its rim and the painted background has soiling. The "Fountain of Trevi" plate has six chips to its foot rim.

Sold for $938
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