A Meissen teabowl and saucer circa 1735
Lot 72*
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,098) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740
Each painted with an estuary scene within a quatrelobe gilt foliate scrollwork cartouche edged in iron-red and purple, the teabowl with a landscape scene within iron-red concentric circles in the centre, formal gilt foliate borders to rims, three concentric iron-red circles to reverse of saucer, the teabowl: 4.6cm high; the saucer: 13.3cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilt numeral 5. to both, impressed 2 to both (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 24-25 October 2002, lot 1037

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 89
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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