A purple-ground cup and saucer circa 1740
Lot 61*
A Meissen lavender-ground cup and saucer, circa 1740
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Lot Details
A Meissen lavender-ground cup and saucer, circa 1740
The saucer with a European landscape scene within iron-red concentric circles and three sprigs of indianische Blumen, the cup with two river scenes within shaped quatrelobe panels and flowering branches of indianische Blumen reserved against the lavender ground, the reverse of the saucer similarly decorated, the ear-shaped handle embellished in gilding, the cup: 5.6cm high; the saucer: 11.9cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed 24 to cup and ** for Christian Meynert to saucer, painter's mark O. in iron-red to both (handle restored) (2)

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  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 113
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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