A rare Meissen Hausmaler octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1725-30
Lot 7
A rare Meissen Hausmaler octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1725-30
£7,000 - 9,000
US$ 11,000 - 15,000

Lot Details
A rare Meissen Hausmaler octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1725-30
A rare Meissen Hausmaler octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1725-30
Decorated in Augsburg in gilding, the sides and ends with very fine European landscape scenes within foliate scrollwork cartouches, flanked by motifs of strap- and foliate scrollwork, the rim with burnished gilt ground edged with foliate scrollwork, the cover decorated with similar alternating panels within a similar border, the finial embellished in gilding, 11cm across; 8cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue (small area of flaking to cover) (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Siegfried Ducret, Meissener Porzellan bemalt in Augsburg (1971), vol. I, p. 244, pl. 326
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