A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted cylindrical tankard, circa 1730
Lot 44
A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted cylindrical tankard, circa 1730
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 25,000 - 34,000
Lot Details
A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted cylindrical tankard, circa 1730
Painted with a chinoiserie scene depicting a group of figures around a table with a hare in the foreground and ships in a harbour in the distance, within a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with purple and iron-red foliate scrollwork and tiny chinoiserie figures at the sides, flanked by large flowering branches of indianische Blumen, with similar flowers to the handle, a gilt scrollwork border to the rim, the silver-gilt cover with a shell thumbpiece, by Peter Mouritts, Amsterdam, 1749, 19.5cm high, (haircrack to handle)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 12 May 1959, lot 112
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  1. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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