Lot 12
  • 12

A MEISSEN SUGAR BOX AND COVER 1723-25

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
Sold
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Description

  • length 4 1/2 in.
  • 11.5 cm
painted in the manner of Johann Gregorius Höroldt, with Chinoiserie scenes and indianische Blumen around the octagonal body between gilt borders, the cover with two Chinoiserie vignettes within demi-flowerhead and chevron borders beneath a pagoda knop, crossed swords mark and K.P.M. mark in underglaze-blue, gilder's mark 83.

Provenance

Sold, Christie's, Paris, May 15, 2003, lot 368

Catalogue Note

A similar sugar box and cover is illustrated by Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain 1710-1750, pg. 373, no. 140, where the author describes the K.P.M mark's use between 1723-25.
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