A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30
Lot 12
A rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,287) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30
A rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30
Finely painted with a continuous chinoiserie scene around the teabowl and a large scene on the saucer, the gilt-edged rims with a broad band of floral scrollwork enclosing floral motifs and panels, a butterfly in the well of the teabowl, the reverse of the saucer with three iron-red concentric circles, the teabowl: 4.2cm high; the saucer: 11.7cm diam, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised / inside footrim of teabowl and // to saucer (2)

Footnotes

  • Only two other teabowls and saucers with this rare decoration are recorded, presumably from the same service; published by Cleo M. Scott / G. Ryland Scott, Antique Porcelain Digest (1961), col. pl. 19, no. 95, and pl. 43, no. 177.
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