A Meissen beaker and saucer circa 1730
Lot 44
A Meissen beaker and saucer circa 1730
Sold for £7,200 (US$ 12,124) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen beaker and saucer
circa 1730
En suite with the preceding lot, the beaker depicting two figures standing by a quay with a ship and palatial buildings, the saucer with a group of chinoiserie figures with ships in a bay in the background, the saucer: 14.2cm diam.; the beaker: 7.8cm 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. 81

    Exhibited:
    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1999-2009
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  2. Sebastian Kuhn
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