A Meissen chocolate cup and saucer, circa 1730
Lot 17
A Meissen chocolate cup and saucer, circa 1730
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Auction Details
A Meissen chocolate cup and saucer, circa 1730 A Meissen chocolate cup and saucer, circa 1730
Lot Details
A Meissen chocolate cup and saucer, circa 1730
Painted with a winter landscape and Kauffahrtei scene, respectively, in a gilt scrollwork cartouche with purple and iron-red scrollwork, gilt scroll- and strapwork borders, indianische Blumen and a bird flanking the gilt handle, iron-red flowers to the reverse of the saucer, gilt strap- and scrollwork borders to the rims, the cup: 7.6cm high; the saucer: 12.6cm diam, crossed swords marks within concentric circles in underglaze-blue, gilt 1. to both (small repair to rim of saucer) (2)

Footnotes

  • Two similarly decorated chocolate cups and saucers from the Hoffmeister Collection, Hamburg, were sold in these Rooms, 24 November 2010, lots 43 and 44.
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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