A Meissen kakiemon-decorated moulded cup and saucer afther the Japanese example, with Japanese Palace inventory number
Lot 29
A Meissen cup and saucer from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen cup and saucer from the Japanese Palace, circa 1730
Of barbed quatrefoil form, painted in Kakiemon style with an iron-red and gilt phoenix and a coloured sprig of indianische Blumen, crossed swords marks in blue enamel, incised Japanese Palace inventory numbers N=365-/ W (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Kahlenberg Collection

    The 1770 inventory of the Japanese Palace lists sixty-four cups and sixty-three of this type ('geschwiffte Theé Tassen, mit einem Henckel, mit Rothen Vögeln und Blümgen gemahlt [...] detto Unterschaalen') under no. 365 (quoted by Claus Boltz, Japanaisches Palais-Inventar 1770 und Turmzimmer-Inventar 1769. Keramos 153 (1996), p. 58.
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