A Meissen tureen and cover with chinoiserie on podests (check dating tureen)
Lot 90
A rare Meissen large circular tureen and cover, circa 1735
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,400 - 12,000
Lot Details
A rare Meissen large circular tureen and cover, circa 1735
Each decorated with three Chinoiserie vignettes depicting figures flanked by flowers on a gilt and Böttger lustre pedestal, enclosing a quatrelobe purple landscape vignette and linked by iron-red and purple scrollwork, the tureen with a gilt trellis and floral border reserved with similar vignettes around the rim, the cover with a similar, broader band around the cockerel finial, 23.5cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue (restored)

Footnotes

  • A closely similar tureen and cover, probably the companion to the present lot, was in the pre-War Prague collection of Viktor von Kahler, now in the Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, inv. no. 58961, pubished by Helena Krejcova / Mario Vlcek, Navraty Pameti (2007), p. 106.
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