AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35
AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35
AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35
AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35
AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35
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AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,000USD

Lot Details

Description

AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED OCTAGONAL SUGAR BOX AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1730-35


painted in a famille-rose palette with Chinoiserie figures at various pursuits and flowering branches issuing from stylized rockwork.

Width: 4½ in.

11 cm

Condition Report

Cover - good condition.

Box - quarter inch chip to one corner of foot. Very minor small chips to bottom edge of footrim. Some small patches of flaking to enamels.


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

Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection, Berlin

Von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection, Ball & Graupe, Berlin, March 25, 1931, lot 488

Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc. New York, May 14, 1970, lot 269

Christie's Geneva, November 9, 1987, lot 128

Andreina Torre Collection, Zürich

The Estate of the late Andreina Torre, Christie's Geneva, November 16, 1992, lot 189

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 298, p. 604, illus.

Catalogue Note

A teapot from this service was in the collection of Otto and Magdalena Blohm illustrated in Robert Schmidt, Early European Porcelain as collected by Otto Blohm, Munich, 1953, pl. 6, no. 20, later sold at Sotheby's London, July 5, 1960, lot 136.

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