A Meissen ├ęcuelle, cover and stand circa 1738
Lot 36*
A Meissen two-handled écuelle, cover and stand, circa 1735-40
£10,000 - 12,000
US$ 17,000 - 20,000
Lot Details
A Meissen two-handled écuelle, cover and stand, circa 1735-40
Superbly painted with Kauffahrtei scenes depicting merchants and their wares by a quayside, within a gilt cartouche of trellis panels and tassels embellished with purple trellis panels and foliate scrolls, the écuelle with a scene on either side and two gilt handles, the stand with a gilt dash border to the rim and three iron-red concentric circles around the gilt footrim, the cover with three scenes surmounted by a gilt branch handle, the stand: 17.2cm diam.; the écuelle and cover: 15cm high, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed 1 inside footrim of écuelle (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Christie's Paris, 15 May 2003, lot 387

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 92
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