A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl circa 1745-50
Lot 23*
A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl, circa 1745-50
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
Lot Details
A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl, circa 1745-50
Painted in the workshop of F.F. Mayer of Pressnitz with a continuous classical scene depicting a potentate on horseback accompanied by soldiers being greeted by female musicians emerging from a castle, a bird perched on a branch in the well, gilt foliate scrollwork border inside rim, 4.6cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed 2

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Christie's London, 8 November 1999, lot 225

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 60
Activities
Lot symbols
Contacts
  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8348
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8252
  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8384
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8252