An early Meissen porcelain beaker, circa 1715 (rim repair and damage)
Lot 71
An early Meissen porcelain beaker, circa 1715
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,593) inc. premium
Auction Details
An early Meissen porcelain beaker, circa 1715 (rim repair and damage)
Lot Details
An early Meissen porcelain beaker, circa 1715
Modelled by Johann Jacob Irminger, of waisted baluster shape, heavily decorated with moulded appliques of grapevines alternating with grotesque masks, the foot with stiff leafs and formal festoon border, 16.6cm high, (rim restored, cover lacking)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    European private collection

    Similar models are in the Porzellansammlung in Dresden, illustrated by E. Zimmermann, Erfinding und Frühzeit des Meissner Porzellans (1908), ill. 85, and the Wark Collection (Early Meissen Porcelain (1984), no. 23).
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