Unterschale
Lot 11
A rare Meissen circular stand circa 1725-30
Sold for £11,400 (US$ 18,611) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Meissen circular stand
circa 1725-30
Finely painted with a rare chinoiserie harbour scene depicting figures at the edge of a lake with waterfowl and ships and trees in the distance, within a gilt quatrelobe cartouche embellished with purple and iron-red scrollwork enclosing miniature monochrome chinoiserie and landscape vignettes, the rim with a broad band of gilt scrollwork, the reverse with three sprigs of indianische Blumen, 20.5cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised / inside footrim

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Maurice de Rothschild Collection, sold (anonymously) by Christie's London, 17 October 1977, lot 25;
    Acquired in 1989

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 57

    Exhibited:
    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1999-2009
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