A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723
Lot 3*
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 34,000 - 50,000
Lot Details
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723
Each painted with a chinoiserie scene within a gilt quatrelobe cartouche with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red scrollwork, the teabowl with indianische Blumen and a bird on the reverse and an iron-red circular stylized chinoiserie landscape to the interior, gilt scrollwork border to the rims, three iron-red concentric circles to reverse of saucer, the teabowl: 4.6cm high; the saucer: 12.7 cm diam., incised x inside footrim of saucer and / to teabowl (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With Newman & Newman Ltd.;
    The Property of the Viscount Boyd of Merton, sold by Christie's London, 6 December 2004, lot 402 (part)

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 13
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  1. Nette Megens
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  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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