Description: each applied with a biscuit profile bust of lady of the Fulda court, within a jewelled frame tied with a laurel wreath, reserved on a pink ground, one heightened with a gilt-diaper pattern, the other with a stylised 'brick' pattern, the saucers painted in monochrome with a inscriptions
'L'amitie vous L'offre' respectively, gilt rims,
crowned FF marks in underglaze-blue, impressed IK marks
Condition Report: In generally good appearance. One saucer with a minute rim chip. There is general wear to the gilded rims.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: Ernst Kramer,
op. cit., 1978, p. 30, the cup and saucer with gilded diaper-patterned ground.
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