A Meissen lobed beaker and saucer from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Lot 92
A Meissen lobed beaker and saucer from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Meissen lobed beaker and saucer from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Lot Details
A Meissen lobed beaker and saucer from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Painted in Kakiemon style with a seated figure holding a fan opposite a standing figure with a flower vase and two birds, the saucer: 15.5cm diam., crossed swords marks in blue, incised Japanese Palace inventory number N=341-/ W to both, incised // inside footrim of saucer (haircrack to rim of beaker) (2)

Footnotes

  • The 1770 inventory of the Japanese Palace lists under no. 341: 'Neunzehen Stück gerippte und gemuschelte Chocolaten-Becher, einige Defect mit grün und rothen Pagoden gemahlt, 3. Zoll hoch, 3½. Zoll in Diam: und Achtzehen Stück detto Unterschaalen, 1¼. Zoll hoch, 6½. Zoll in Diam:' [nineteen lobed chocolate beakers, some damaged, painted with red and green pagodas [...] and eighteen ditto saucers...]; quoted by Claus Boltz, Japanisches Palais-Inventar 1770, in Keramos 153 (October 1996), p. 57.
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