A Meissen beaker and saucer circa 1730
Lot 43
A Meissen beaker and saucer circa 1730
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 10,000 - 13,000
Lot Details
A Meissen beaker and saucer
circa 1730
Each superbly painted with a European landscape scene, depicting figures unloading a wagon on the beaker, and a palace in a mountainous landscape on the saucer, within a gilt quatrelobe cartouche edged with iron-red and purple foliate scrollwork, gilt scrollwork borders, the beaker with a gilt ear-shaped handle with a bird overhead and flanked by indianische Blumen, the saucer with three concentric iron-red circles on the reverse, the saucer: 14.3cm diam.; the beaker: 7.7cm high, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue (beaker) and blue enamel (saucer), gilt numeral 1. to both, incised / inside footrim of saucer (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired in 1990

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 80

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

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  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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