A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25

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A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25

Sold for £ 85,250 (US$ 110,351) inc. premium
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
Each piece painted with Kauffahrtei scenes depicting merchants and their wares by a quayside, each scene within a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and embellished with iron-red foliate scrollwork, further painted with indianische Blumen and insects, gilt floral scrollwork borders, gilt-edged rims, the slop bowl with a chinosierie scene in the manner of J.E. Stadler on the inside, the teapot with a gilt mask terminal to the spout, comprising:
a coffee pot and cover;
a teapot and cover (K.P.M. mark in underglaze-blue);
a slop bowl;
four teabowls and saucers (incised x and / inside footrims),
in a fitted leather case, the coffee pot and cover: 21cm high; the teapot and cover: 13cm high; the slop bowl: 17cm diam.; the teabowls: 4.4cm high; the saucers: 12.8cm diam. (finial of coffee pot cover restored) (13)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Dr. Albert Weitnauer Collection, Bern

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch / Claudia Banz, Triumph der blauen Schwerter (2010), cat. no.101;
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 82a-e

    Exhibited:
    Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Japanisches Palais, Triumph der blauen Schwerter: Meissener Porzellan für Adel und Bürgertum 1710-1815, 8 May to 29 August 2010, cat. no. 101
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A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
A very rare early Meissen part tea and coffee service, circa 1722-25
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