A Meissen cup and saucer circa 1738
Lot 71*
A rare Meissen cup and saucer, circa 1740
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Lot Details
A rare Meissen cup and saucer, circa 1740
Each painted with a parrot perched on a stand with a bowl of cherries and a spaniel below, gilt-edged rims, the cup: 6.7cm high; the saucer: 12.9cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed ** on the saucer and 4 on the cup (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 139

    A bowl and tureen with the same decoration are in the Davids Collection in Copenhagen (Erik Lassen, die Sammlung David Meissen Porzellan, 1985, ill. 87-88).
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  1. Nette Megens
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  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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