A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726
Lot 8*
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,642) inc. premium
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A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1726
Painted with chinoiserie scenes, depicting two figures flanking a table on the saucer and a single figure on each side of the teabowl, within an elaborate gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red and purple scrollwork, the sides and interior of the teabowl with indianische Blumen, the rims with bands of gilt scrollwork, gilt numeral 4. to both, incised / inside footrim of saucer the teabowl: 4.2cm high; the saucer: 12.8cm diam. (minor rubbing to gilding on teabowl) (2)


  • Literature:
    U. Pietsch/K. Jacobsen, Frühes Meissener Porzellan (1997), no. 162;
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 35

    Düsseldorf, Hetjens-Museum, Frühes Meissener Porzellan, 19 January to 6 April 1997;
    Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen - Porzellansammlung im Zwinger, Frühes Meissener Porzellan, 7 May to 13 July 1997
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