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Mettlach Villeroy & Boch Plaques for Unique Auction

(Lincoln, UK) A stunning pair of rare 1880s Mettlach Villeroy & Boch Plaques 2187 & 2188 feature in Unique Auction’s Two Day Fine Antique & Collectors Sale on the 23rd & 24th March.

Mettlach Villeroy & Boch Plaques
1880s Mettlach Villeroy & Boch Plaques 2187 & 2188

Both plaques are thought to have been designed by Otto Hupp, who was well known for work in heraldry. Otto Hupp was born in Dusseldorf on the 21st May 1859, and his early work from the 1880s on plaques and steins are highly collectable.

The pair of plaques are known by their numbers 2187 and 2188 and also as the ” Hohenzollern and Hapsburg Plaques “. They measure approx 17 1/2 inches in diameter, have very bright colouring and are in excellent condition. It is rare to find a pair and viewing is highly recommended.

The sale also includes 18th C English Delft Pottery, a fine collection of Lustreware, Moorcroft, Victorian Glass, Fine Art and more.

The two day sale includes over 1,500 items of Antiques, Fine Art and Collectible Items. Both days of the sal start at 9am (GMT), and the sale will also be available online through the For more details of the sale visit or call UK + 44 (0) 1522 690444.

About Unique Auctions

Unique Auctions are one of Lincolnshire’s leading Auction Houses offering a range of regular Antique & Collectors sales to local and worldwide audiences.

We are now accepting single items and collections for our 2013 Antiques, Fine Art and Collectors sales including speciliast Toys & Die-Cast and Militaria sales.

For further information call UK +44 (0) 1522 690444 or visit