A rare Meissen two-handled chocolate beaker and saucer, circa 1723-25
Lot 10
A rare Meissen two-handled chocolate beaker and saucer, circa 1723-25
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,808) inc. premium
Auction Details
A rare Meissen two-handled chocolate beaker and saucer, circa 1723-25 A rare Meissen two-handled chocolate beaker and saucer, circa 1723-25
Lot Details
A rare Meissen two-handled chocolate beaker and saucer, circa 1723-25
The beaker decorated on each side with a chinoiserie scene within a gilt scrollwork and Böttger-lustre cartouche edged with purple and iron-red scrollwork, the saucer with a similar large cartouche, both moulded with lobed borders in gilding and blue, formal gilt borders to the rims, the beaker: 8cm high; the saucer: 13.2cm diam., incised / inside footrim of saucer (2)

Footnotes

  • A two-handled beaker and saucer from the same service in a private collection is illustrated by Patricia Brattig (ed.), Meissen Barockes Porzellan (2010), no. 142.
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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