A Meissen beaker, circa 1725
Lot 15*
A Meissen beaker, circa 1725
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,818) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen beaker, circa 1725
Painted with a continuous chinoiserie depicting three figures seated at a table playing a board game, flanked by other figures, a peacock, vases with cacti and flowers, a tree and flowering bush, gilt scrollwork borders to both sides of rim, gilt gadrooned footrim, 7.5cm high, gilt mark z. (chip to footrim)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Baronne Alix de Rothschild, Paris, sold by Christie's London, 28 June 1976, lot 175;
    Marianne and Hans Krieger Collection

    Literature:
    Hermann Jedding, Meissener Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts in Hamburger Privatbesitz (1982), no. 48;
    Ulrich Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellan (1993), no. 39;
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 28

    Exhibited:
    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Meissener Porzellan in Hamburger Privatbesitz, 1982;
    Lübeck, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgschichte, St. Annen-Museum, Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung, 14 November 1993-31 January 1994;
    Aachen, Museum der Stadt Aachen, Couven Museum, Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung, 26 February-30 April 1994
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