A MEISSEN BLUE AND WHITE SAUCEPAN CIRCA 1730
painted in underglaze-blue with lambrequin and diaper borders, the handle with a pierced edge, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue within concentric circles.
Length: 8⅜ in.
Both pieces in good condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Abraham Van der Meer, Amsterdam
E. & H. Manners, London, January 2000
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 213, p. 473, illus.
A saucepan of this form painted in an Imari palette is in the Dr. Ernst Schneider Collection, Schloss Lustheim, Munich, illustrated in Weber, 2013, Band II, pp. 89-90, kat. 69.