A Meissen blue-ground cup and saucer, circa 1735
Lot 65*
A rare Meissen blue-ground cup and saucer, circa 1735
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,403) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Meissen blue-ground cup and saucer, circa 1735
The cup reserved with a quatrelobe panel depicting a Kauffahrtei scene of merchants and their wares by a quayside within a gilt scrollwork border, the wishbone handle with gilt acanthus leaf terminal, the saucer with a similar cartouche embellished with gilt, iron-red and purple foliate scrollwork, gilt scrollwork borders to the rims, cup: 5.2cm high; saucer: 12cm diam., crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Former's number * to the saucer and // to the cup (very minor wear) (2)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 115
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