Two rare Meissen teabowls, circa 1723-25
Lot 5
Two rare Meissen teabowls, circa 1723-25
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,518) inc. premium
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Two rare Meissen teabowls, circa 1723-25 Two rare Meissen teabowls, circa 1723-25 Two rare Meissen teabowls, circa 1723-25
Lot Details
Two rare Meissen teabowls, circa 1723-25
Painted on each side with a chinoiserie scene against a tooled gold background within a gilt quatrelobe scrollwork cartouche with Böttger-lustre and edged with iron-red and purple scrollwork, a polychrome and Böttger-lustre circular garden vignette to the inside, gilt scrollwork borders, 4.5cm high, gilt numeral 5. to both, incised / inside footrims (one restuck) (2)

Footnotes

  • The silver-gilt-mounted coffee pot from the same service is in the Said and Roswitha Marouf Collection, published by U. Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 36, where the tooled gilt ground is attributed to the Seuter workshop in Augsburg. Part of a similarly decorated service is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, published by Clare Le Corbeiller, German Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (Spring 1990), pp.20-21 (illustrated).
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