Two Meissen teacups and saucers, circa 1740
Lot 74*
Two Meissen teacups and saucers, circa 1740
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Lot Details
Two Meissen teacups and saucers, circa 1740
Each decorated with an elaborate gilt and purple scrollwork cartouche enclosing a European landscape scene, similar scenes within iron-red concentric circles in the wells, gilt foliate scrollwork borders to the rims, the wishbone handles embellished in gilding, the cups: 4.1cm high; the saucers: 11.9cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilt numeral 4. to all, impressed numerals (4)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 105
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8348
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8252
  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8384
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8252