A Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1725
Lot 69
A Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1725
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 10,000 - 14,000
Lot Details
A Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1725
Of squat bombé form, the box painted in Kakiemon style with loose sprays of indianische Blumen, the stepped cover painted with three iron-red bands of diaper trellis, foliate, and formal borders highlighted in gold, surmounted by an octagonal gilt knop finial flanked by further indianische Blumen, 10.9cm wide, 8.5cm high, crossed swords in underglaze-blue (haircrack to rim of box, the cover with a shallow chip, and ground down area to rim) (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With Elfriede Langeloh, Cologne;
    E.A. Titgemeyer Collection, Osnabrück, acquired from the above in 1970

    An octagonal sugar box from the Wolfe Collection with very similar formal borders to the cover in iron-red was sold in these Rooms on 17th June 1998, lot 40.
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