A Meissen Hausmaler two-handled beaker and saucer, circa 1720

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Lot 8
A Meissen Hausmaler two-handled beaker and saucer, circa 1720

Sold for £ 2,125 (US$ 2,661) inc. premium
A Meissen Hausmaler two-handled beaker and saucer, circa 1720
The painting circa 1735, decorated in iron-red in imitation of an engraving with scenes depicting the Massacre of the Innocents, the saucer with a landscape showing soldiers on horseback on a riverbank opposite a town, the beaker with two scenes of a soldier attacking a woman holding a child, impressed .. inside footrim of beaker (2)

Footnotes

  • The technique of imitating the lines of copper engravings is associated with painters active at the Du Paquier factory, such as Carl Wendenlin Anreiter von Ziernfeld Jakob Helchis; see M. Chilton (ed.), Fired by Passion (2009), vol. I, ills. 6:13 and 2:40.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note there is a tiny chip to the underside edge of the saucer (ca. 0.2 x 0.3cm).
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