A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1722
Lot 13
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1722
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 26,000
Lot Details
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1722
Each painted with a chinoiserie scene within a quatrelobe gilt scrollwork cartouche edged with rich iron-red foliate scrolls, depicting figures playing with monkies or a little dog, as well as a monkey picking nits from a sleeping man, gilt foliate scrollwork borders to the rims, a circular Chinese lanscape scene to the interior of the teabowl, the teabowl: 4.8 cm high; the saucer: 12.5 cm diam., gold number 10. to both, incised x inside footrim of saucer and / to teabowl (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 7

    A similarly decorated waste bowl from another service is in the Wark Collection (U. Pietsch, Early Meissen Porcelain (2011), no. 116).
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