A Meissen teabowl and saucer circa 1726
Lot 10*
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,594) inc. premium
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A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726
Painted with chinoiserie scenes within gilt scrollwork cartouches filled with Böttger lustre and embellished with iron-red and purple scrollwork, the saucer with a seated figure with teawares in a tent with another figure overhead, the teabowl with a figure with an animal on one side and three rabbits on the reverse, the teabowl with hanging sprays of indianische Blumen to each side, and a spray in the centre, gilt scroll and strapwork borders to the rims, the teabowl: 4.9cm high; the saucer: 12.7cm diam., gilt numeral 4. to both, impressed .. inside footrim of teabowl for Johann Martin Kittel and incised / to saucer (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch / Kristian Jakobsen, Frühes Meissener Porzellan (1997), no. 162 (part);
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 34

    Exhibited:
    Düsseldorf, Hetjens-Museum, Frühes Meissener Porzellan. Kostbarkeiten aus deutschen Privatsammlungen, 19 January-6 April 1997;
    Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - Porzellansammlung im Zwinger, Albertinum, Frühes Meissener Porzellan. Kostbarkeiten aus deutschen Privatsammlungen, 7 May-13 July 1997
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