A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723
Lot 4*
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 34,000 - 50,000
Lot Details
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723
Each painted with an unusual early chinoiserie scene depicting, on the saucer, two figures with a haul of fish, the teabowl depicting figures at a table with a bowl of fruit, within a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with foliate scrollwork in shades of iron-red, the teabowl with branches and indianische Blumen flanked by a bird and insects on the reverse, and an iron-red landscape vignette in Chinese style within concentric circles in the centre, gilt scroll- and strapwork borders to the rims, the teabowl: 4.6cm high; the saucer: 12.9cm diam. incised / inside each footrim (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 12
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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