A Meissen vase and cover, blue and white
Lot 94
A Meissen two-handled tureen and cover, circa 1735
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,656) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Meissen two-handled tureen and cover, circa 1735
Of deep U-form with a flared footrim, applied with scroll handles with female bust terminals, probably modelled by J.C.L. Lücke, painted in underglaze-blue with flowering indianische Blumen and a smaller sprig on the reverse, between trellis bands reserved with flower panels and flower-heads, the cover with a pinecone finial, similarly decorated, 31cm high, crossed swords mark and S in underglaze-blue (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Property of a Lady, sold by Christie's London, 2 February 1976, lot 148

    A similar tureen lacking its cover is in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, inv. no. C.229-1921 (published by G. Savage, 18th-Century German Porcelain (1958), pl. 20.
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