A Meissen armorial cup and saucer from the Pisani-Corner service, circa 1745
Lot 131
A Meissen armorial cup and saucer from the Pisani-Corner service, circa 1745
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Lot Details
A Meissen armorial cup and saucer from the Pisani-Corner service, circa 1745
The cup painted with the arms of Pisani and Corner against a continuous scene depicting figures and buildings in a river landscape, the saucer with a scene of figures in a landscape, within a shaped quatrelobe reserve against the burnished gilt ground, the cup handle and interior with burnished gilt ground, the saucer: 13.47cm diam.; the cup: 6.7cm high, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, two gilt dots to both, impressed 9 inside footrim of cup (very minor flaking to gilding, handle restored) (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    E.A. Titgemeyer Collection, Osnabrück

    Probably made for Vicenzo Pisani and Lucrezia Corner, who married in 1745 (Cassidy-Geiger 2007, p. 228). A teacup and saucer from this service was sold on these Rooms, The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain, Part II, 26 May 2010, lot 81.
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