A MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED LARGE TEA CANISTER AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725-30, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-40
 A MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED LARGE TEA CANISTER AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725-30, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-40
 A MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED LARGE TEA CANISTER AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725-30, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-40
 A MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED LARGE TEA CANISTER AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725-30, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-40
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A MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED LARGE TEA CANISTER AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725-30, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-40

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

A MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED LARGE TEA CANISTER AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725-30, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-40

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:1,125USD

Lot Details

Description

A MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED LARGE TEA CANISTER AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725-30, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-40


of rectangular form, painted on each side with a standing Chinoiserie figure and on the front and reverse with a barbed panel enclosing an oriental landscape reserved on a ground of small red flowerheads, repeated on the shoulder and on the cover

Height: 5⅛ in.

13.1 cm

Condition Report

Cover - gilt ground mostly rubbed away, otherwise in good condition.

Canister - neck has been broken off and fixed back on with a museum type repair. The original material is all present with no losses except a small filled chip on the rim edge. Gilt ground is almost entirely rubbed away. Shallow less than quarter inch chip to top edge of shoulder. 1 and a half inch very fine haircrack running vertically down one figure panel. 


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Martha L. Isaacson Collection, Seattle

Sotheby's New York, May 22, 2001, lot 158

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 302, p. 608, illus.

Catalogue Note

A jug decorated in this style is illustrated in Michael Newman, Die deutschen Porzellan-Manufakturen, Braunschweig, 1977, p. 202, no. 193.

Selected Meissen and Other Ceramics from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold
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