Sachsen Teschen soup tureen gifted to Marie Antoinettes Sister Sells

Long Jacqui Silver

Long Jacqui Silver

2015-07-06 15:50:10

The Sachsen-Teschen soup tureen, an important 18th century Austrian piece, has sold as part of Bonhams' Fine Silver and Gold Boxes auction. It was commissioned as a wedding present for Marie Antoinette's sister Mimi.
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Long Jacqui Silver

DoloresBells

2015-07-06 15:50:10

On hearing of her sister's execution, Mimi reportedly commented: "She never should have married him," wholly unmoved.




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