A MEISSEN SMALL VASE CIRCA 1727-30
painted in the manner of Johann Ehrenfried Stadler with three Chinoiserie figures holding parasols and a fan, flanked by large flowering branches of indianische Blumen, with further branches to the ribbed neck, AR mark in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's mark of three dots forming a triangle for Johann George Grund Jr. (Rückert 1990, p. 109).
Height: 4⅝ in.
Michele Beiny, New York, 2001
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 28b, p. 221, illus.
There is an area of restoration to the rim approx 1 inch by 1/2 inch which appears to cover a small area of repair and an associated small filled chip. There are two further very small restored chips to the rim.
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.
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