A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1730-35

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Lot 41
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1730-35

Sold for £ 2,500 (US$ 3,116) inc. premium
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1730-35
Painted in the style of J.E. Stadler, each with a chinoiserie vignette depicting a figure flanked by fences and flowering bushes, the rims with a purple trellis band reserved with chrysanthemums, the saucer: 11.8cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark * (unrecorded) to both, incised / inside footrim of teabowl (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Anon. sale, Christie's Geneva, 17 November 1980, lot 168

    Literature:
    H. Jedding, Meissener Porzellan aus Hamburger Privatbesitz (1982), no. 58;
    U. Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung (1993), no. 59

    Exhibited:
    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 'Meissener Porzellan aus Hamburger Privatbesitz', 4 June-5 September 1982;
    Lübeck, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte der Hansestadt Lübeck - St. Annen-Museum, 'Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung', 14 November 1993-31 January 1994;
    Aachen, Museen der Stadt Aachen - Couven Museum, 'Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung', 26 February-20 April 1994
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