A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
Lot 13*
A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Lot Details
A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
Superbly painted with a chinoiserie scene depicting a figure holding a fan offering an object to a figrue seated by a table, in a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red foliate scrollwork, a gilt border of seeded scales and scrollwork around the rim, gilt-edged rim, the reverse with two iron-red flowering branches, 13.5cm across, caduceus mark in underglaze-blue, crossed swords mark in blue enamel, incised / inside footrim

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With E. Pinkus Antiques, New York

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 17
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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