A rare Bayreuth stoneware coffee cup and saucer, circa 1728-44
Lot 11
A rare Bayreuth stoneware coffee cup and saucer, circa 1728-44
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,525) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Bayreuth stoneware coffee cup and saucer, circa 1728-44
The cane-coloured body decorated in silver with a chinoiserie figure leading a leopard by a tree, the saucer with a second figure, each scene on a bracket, the rims with borders of foliate scrollwork and trellis panels, the handle with a silver stripe, (silver tarnished and worn, rim chips to cup) (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar cup and saucer and a teabowl and saucer, probably from the same service, are illustrated by A. Miller/A. Ziffer, Bayreuther Fayencen (1994), cat. no. 122. Similarly decorated pieces, perhaps also originally from the same service, including a coffee pot, hot milk jug, waste bowl, footed dish and four teabowls and saucers, were sold by Sotheby's London, 16 October 1979, lots 52-57.
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