A Meissen spouted cup and saucer circa 1728
Lot 34*
A Meissen pouring cup and saucer, circa 1730
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,425) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen pouring cup and saucer, circa 1730
The saucer applied with two shell handles and the cup with a shell thumbpiece above a mask on the top of the handle, painted in Kakiemon style, the saucer with two wheat sheaves and scattered indianische Blumen on both sides, the cup with a stork flanked by flowers and bamboo and another in flight on the reverse, brown-edged rims, gilt bands to footrims, the cup: 5.8cm high; the saucer: 19.7cm across handles, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, (bottom tip of handle restored) (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 163

Saleroom notices

  • In addition to the restoration to the handle, there is also restoration to the tip of the spout of the jug.
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