A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735-40
Lot 24
A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735-40
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Lot Details
A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735-40
Painted after a Chinese original in iron-red and gilding, the saucer with flowers within concentric circles radiating further flowers and grass and a trellis band around the rim,. the teabowl similarly decorated, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised / and impressed 2 and indistinct Dreher's mark inside footrim of saucer, impressed Dreher's mark for Gottfried Seydel to teabowl (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar teabowl and saucer decorated with this rare pattern is in the Arnhold Collection, New York (see M. Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain 1710-50 (2008), no. 89).
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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