A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23

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Lot 10
A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23

Sold for £ 7,500 (US$ 9,441) inc. premium
A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
Superbly painted in enamels and Böttger lustre, with a scene of a blackamoor serving refreshments to a seated Oriental in a garden setting with flowers and a bird, the quatrelobe gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red foliate scrollwork, a gilt border of strapwork enclosing scale-ground panels below the gilt-edged rim, the reverse with two iron-red branches of indianische Blumen, 14.2cm across, caduceus mark in underglaze-blue, crossed swords mark in blue enamel, incised / inside footrim

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With E. Pinkus Antiques, New York;
    Said and Roswitha Marouf Collection, La Jolla

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 16
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A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
A very rare Meissen octagonal saucer, circa 1722-23
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