A rare Meissen cylindrical butter box and cover, circa 1725-30
Lot 71
A rare Meissen cylindrical butter box and cover, circa 1725-30
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Lot Details
A rare Meissen cylindrical butter box and cover, circa 1725-30
With two pierced lug handles, painted in the manner of J.E. Stadler in polychrome enamels with landscape vignettes with indianische Blumen, the box with moulded bands painted underglaze-blue and red, the cover with an underglaze-blue border with gilt scrollwork to the rim and finial heightened in underglaze-blue, gilding and iron-red, 11cm across handles, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to inside of box, incised x (rim section of box restuck, haircrack to side of box) (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    E.A. Titgemeyer Collection, Osnabrück

    A similar circular butter box and cover from the Henle Collection was sold by Sotheby's London, 25 November 1997, lot 118.
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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