A Meissen double-handled beaker and saucer circa 1730
Lot 31*
A Meissen double-handled beaker and saucer, circa 1735
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,900 - 8,200

Lot Details
A Meissen double-handled beaker and saucer, circa 1735
Painted with European estuary scenes within elaborate quatrelobe gilt scrollwork cartouches edged in purple and iron-red, the rims with borders of gilt foliate scrollwork reserved with miniature purple monochrome landscape vignettes, gilt ear-shaped handles, the saucer with three sprigs of indianische Blumen to the reverse, the beaker: 6.8cm high; the saucer: 13cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilt numeral 35. to both, impressed * to saucer (crazing to glaze surface of beaker) (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 103

    The tea canister from the same service is in the Wark Collection (U. Pietsch, Early Meissen Porcelain (2011), no. 390).
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