A pair of Meissen purple-ground teabowls and a Meissen purple-ground cup and saucer, circa 1735 and 1745
Lot 101
A pair of Meissen purple-ground teabowls and a Meissen purple-ground cup and saucer, circa 1735 and 1745
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,600 - 2,400

Lot Details
A pair of Meissen purple-ground teabowls and a Meissen purple-ground cup and saucer, circa 1735 and 1745
A pair of Meissen purple-ground teabowls and a Meissen purple-ground cup and saucer, circa 1735 and 1745
The teabowls both reserved with gilt framed quatrelobe cartouches enclosing Kauffahrtei and hunting scenes, the inside rims with an elaborate gilt strapwork border reserving four small puce landscape cameos, the inside centres painted with small sprays of indianische Blumen, both 7.3cm diam, both with caduceus mark
The cup reserved with an elaborate gilt cartouche enclosing a scene of Watteauesque figures, with a scrollwork handle edged in gilt, the saucer with a similar vignette of two dancers below a bust, gilt-edged rims, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilt numeral 36. to both, impressed 64 to saucer, (restored chip to rim of cup, both bowls re-stuck) (4)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    E.A. Titgemeyer Collection, Osnabrück
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