A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730-35
A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730-35
A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730-35
A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730-35
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A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730-35

Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD

A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730-35

Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500 USD

Lot Details

Description

A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730-35


painted in an expanded Imari palette with indianische Blumen issuing from an underglaze-blue band, embellished in gilding and enclosing an iron-red trellis medallion with chrysanthemums, the rims with underglaze-blue concentric circles and seeded green band borders reserved with flowerheads, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed Dreher's marks : for Johann Martin Kittel (Rückert, 1990, p. 115).

Diameter of saucer: 5⅛ in.

13 cm

Condition Report

Saucer - 1/8 inch chip to the rim edge

Teabowl footrim bevelled slightly (possibly by the factory)

Otherwise 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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Alt-Meissener Porzellan aus dem Besitz einer alten Adelsfamilie, Rudolph Lepke, Berlin, March 22-23, 1904, lot 143

Wittekind, June 1928

Lisa and Heinrich Arnhold, Dresden, 1928

Ruth Arnhold Steiner, Piedmont, California

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 93, p. 320, illus.

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