A Meissen beaker and saucer circa 1725-30
Lot 8
A Meissen beaker and saucer circa 1725-30
Sold for £19,200 (US$ 32,241) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen beaker and saucer
circa 1725-30
The beaker painted with two chinoiserie scenes, each within a lobed gilt quatrelobe cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and embellished with iron-red and purple scrollwork, the sides joined by a purple monochrome chinoiserie vignette of a figure, enclosed by swags and foliate scrollwork, the saucer with a similar polychrome cartouche embellished with foliate and scrollwork swags, gilt scrollwork borders to rims, the saucer with three concentric iron-red circles, the beaker: 7.7cm high; the saucer: 13.6cm diam. crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to beaker, gilt numeral 11. to both, incised / inside footrim of saucer (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired in 1990

    Literature:
    Hoffmeister 1999, I, no. 33

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