A Meissen saucer, floral sprigs, signed Bayr
Lot 72
A documentary Meissen Hausmaler saucer, circa 1740
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 5,000 - 6,700
Lot Details
A documentary Meissen Hausmaler saucer, circa 1740
Painted in the workshop of Johann Friedrich Metzsch in Bayreuth, a flower spray in the centre and a border of stylised flower heads and scrolls with floral swags around the gilt-edged rim, the reverse inscribed in blue enamel 'M/ Bayr.', crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed numeral


  • Provenance:
    Luise Hofmann Collection, sold in these Rooms, 16 May 2007, lot 60

    A similar saucer with the same marks was sold by Christie's London, 11 December 2000, lot 296.
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