A MEISSEN GILT-BRONZE-MOUNTED CHAMBER POT THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735, THE MOUNTS LATER
painted in the manner of Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, with five Chinoiserie figures holding parasols and fans and a large spray of indianische Blumen branches, with two winged insects, the interior with a small spray of indianische Blumen.
Height: 5⅝ in.
Considerable wear to interior. Star crack to base. Missing its original handle.
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Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection, Berlin
Von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection, Ball & Graupe, Berlin, March 24, 1931, lot 193
Lisa and Heinrich Arnhold, Dresden
Berges, 1967, p. 34, fig. 26
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 266, p. 553, illus.