A Meissen teabowl and saucer circa 1730
Lot 25*
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735
£1,200 - 1,800
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
Lot Details
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735
Painted with landscape scenes within quatrelobe gilt scrollwork cartouches embellished with iron-red and purple scrollwork, the saucer depicting a Dutch winter scene of a frozen river, the teabowl with estuary and landscape scenes, gilt scrollwork borders to rims, the interior of the teabowl and the reverse of the saucer with sprigs of indianische Blumen, the teabowl: 4.2cm high; the saucer: 13cm diam. crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilt marks H. to both, impressed Former's marks for Gottfried Seydel to the teabowl and * (unidentified) to the saucer (minor retouching to gilt cartouche on saucer) (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 86
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