A rare Meissen Hausmaler tea canister, circa 1720
The decoration circa 1730, each panel with a landscape scene of Chinese figures in various pursuits, one panel with a dark man kneeling before a collection of porcelain wares, holding a large boat-shaped vessel, 12cm high, (the gilding on the ribs rubbed off, cover missing)
£5,000 - 7,000
5,800 - 8,200
US$ 7,800 - 11,000
- Please note that there is a restored chip to the rim of the tea canister which is not mentioned in the catalogue.
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