A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl, circa 1745-50

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Lot 23*
A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl, circa 1745-50

£ 800 - 1,200
US$ 1,100 - 1,700
A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl, circa 1745-50
Painted in the workshop of F.F. Mayer of Pressnitz with a continuous classical scene depicting a potentate on horseback accompanied by soldiers being greeted by female musicians emerging from a castle, a bird perched on a branch in the well, gilt foliate scrollwork border inside rim, 4.6cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed 2

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Christie's London, 8 November 1999, lot 225

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 60
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