A MEISSEN HOT WATER JUG AND COVER CIRCA 1745
5,000 - 7,000 USD
bidding is closed
- height 6 1/8 in.
- 15.5 cm
painted in puce camaïeu on either side with a scene of lovers seated or strolling in a garden, the similarly decorated cover and gilt-heightened scroll-molded wishbone handle mounted with a French silver-gilt hinge and thumbpiece, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, the mount with discharge mark for 1744-50. Minor wear to gilding.
Sold, Christie's, Paris, May 15, 2003, lot 400