A Meissen two-handled beaker and saucer, a teabowl and two saucers, circa 1730
Lot 39
A Meissen two-handled beaker and saucer, a teabowl and two saucers, circa 1730
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
Lot Details
A Meissen two-handled beaker and saucer, a teabowl and two saucers, circa 1730
Each finely painted in purple camaieu with Kauffahrtei scenes depicting merchants and their wares by a quayside and estuary scenes, the inside of the teabowls and reverse of the saucers with indianische Blumen, gilt borders to the rims of alternating star and scroll motifs, iron-red double-line borders, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised / inside footrims (5)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Kahlenberg Collection

    A Vauxhall teabowl made as a replacement or matching to this service, circa 1755, will be offered in the sale of Fine British Pottery and Porcelain in May 2013 (see illustration).
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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