A rare Meissen octagonal beaker Circa 1730
Lot 155
A rare Meissen octagonal beaker Circa 1730
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 7,511) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Meissen octagonal beaker
Circa 1730
Painted with scattered flowers and leaves and a circular medallion of iron-red flowerheads against a purple floral-patterned ground, 5.9cm high, caduceus mark in underglaze-blue, incised Japanese Palace inventory number N=351-/ W

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Royal collections of Saxony, Japanese Palace, Dresden

    The 1770 inventory of the Japanese Palace in Dresden records: 'Vier Stück detto [Caffée-Tassen], ohne Henckel, der Boden inwendig à la mosaique gemahlt, 2 1/2. Zoll tief, 3. Zoll in Diam: und Drey darzu gehörige Schälgen, 1. Zoll tief, 5 1/2. Zoll in Diam: No. 351' {four similar [coffee cups] without handles, the base inside painted à la mosaique [...] and three matching saucers...) (quoted by Boltz 1996, p. 57).
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