A Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1723-25
Lot 23
A Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1723-25
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1723-25
The box painted with sprays of indianische Blumen below a band of gilt strap- and scrollwork, gilt-edged rims, the cover with two small chinoiserie vignettes enclosed by a red diaper border reserved with flower panels and an iron-red line between gilt bands, 11cm long, crossed swords mark and .K.P.M. in underglaze-blue, gilt 44. to both (long crack in body, some wear to gilding)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    J.P. Morgan Collection;
    Michael Moseley Collection
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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