A Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730

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Lot 24
A Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730

Sold for £ 27,500 (US$ 34,441) inc. premium
A Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730
Painted in a Kakiemon palette with three wreaths of indianische Blumen tied with ribbons enclosing birds and butterflies, further scattered flowers to the neck, gilt-edged rim, 29cm high, AR monogram in underglaze-blue, incised x

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Pauls-Eisenbeiss Collection, Riehen

    Literature:
    E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th Century, vol. I (1972), pp. 404ff.

    Several similarly decorated vases are recorded that probably originally formed a single garniture: two other 29cm vases (one formerly in the Pauls-Eisenbeiss Collection, another formerly in the List Collection, Magdeburg (sold Hans W. Lange, Berlin, 28-30 March 1939, lot 708); a 34cm vase (formerly in the List Collection, Magdeburg, lot 707, sold by Sotheby's London, 15 May 2014, lot 9); two 22cm vases (formerly in the Hermine Feist Collection, Berlin, see above Literature, p. 406); a 31cm vase in the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (L. Liackhova, The Myth of the Orient: Eastern Subjects in Early Meissen Porcelain (2007), no. 63).
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A Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730
A Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730
A Meissen Augustus Rex bottle vase, circa 1730
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