A pair of Meissen Hausmaler two-handled beakers and saucers, circa 1725-35
Lot 150*
A pair of Meissen Hausmaler two-handled beakers and saucers, circa 1725-35
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
Lot Details
A pair of Meissen Hausmaler two-handled beakers and saucers, circa 1725-35
Painted in underglaze-blue with the Fels- und Vogel pattern on the saucers and flowers and rockwork on the beakers, over-decorated in gilding in Augsburg, finely tooled with foliage and insects, crossed swords and painters' marks in underglaze-blue, incised x inside footrims (some typical flaking to gilding) (4)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Pauls-Eisenbeiss Collection, Basel;
    Private Collection, Switzerland

    Literature:
    Freunde der Schweizer Keramik Mitteilungsblatt 30/31 (1955), pl. 1, ill. 2;
    E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century (1972), vol. I, p. 388ff

    Exhibited:
    Geneva, Musée Ariana, 1. Vereinsaustellung Freunde der Schweizer Keramik, September-October 1946

    A coffee pot and a beaker and saucer, probably from the same service, are in the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, published by Lydia Liackhova, The Myth of the Orient: Eastern Subjects in Early Meissen Porcelain [trans.], exhibition catalogue, State Hermitage Museum (2007), nos. 67-68.
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