A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1723
painted in the manner of P. E. Schindler, the teabowl painted on the exterior with a Chinoiserie figure reading from a Torah scroll and the saucer with a figure carrying a deer on his shoulder, each within a gilt, iron-red and Böttger lustre scroll-edged quatrefoil panel beneath a gilt scroll border at the rim, reverse and the interior of the teabowl with a spray of flowers, the underside of saucer with concentric circles in iron-red, gilt numeral 33. to both.
Diameter of saucer: 4⅞ in.
Both in good condition. Gilding on rim of teabowl very slightly rubbed.
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.
D. Pergamenter Collection, Berlin, sold, Rudolph Lepke, Berlin, May 4, 1909, lot 145
Georg Baschwitz Collection, Berlin, sold, Antiquitätenhaus Wertheim, Berlin, March 25-26, 1930, lot 504 (one of two)
Sotheby's New York, September 26, 1989, lot 35
Jörg Nelte Collection
Sotheby's London, June 17, 1997, lot 15
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 77, p. 303, illus.