AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25
AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25
AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25
AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25
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AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot Sold:875USD

Lot Details

Description

AN EARLY MEISSEN DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25


painted in iron-red with a Chinoiserie lady seated in a pavilion beneath tied drapery heightened in gilding, the interior of the teabowl with flower sprigs, each with brown-edged rims, incised Dreher's mark X to inside edges of footrims for Johann Christoph Pietzsch, Sr. or Johann Daniel Rehschuh (Rückert, 1990, pp. 123-24).

Diameter of saucer: 5 1/16 in.

12.7 cm

Condition Report

Saucer - some wear to gilding, some rubbing to enamels on the cavetto.

Teabowl - 1/8 inch chip to to the underside of the rim, some rubbing to gilding, shallow 1/4 inch chip to edge of footrim.


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

Otto Höffer Collection 

Christie's London, July 5, 2004, lot 15

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 305, p. 611, illus.

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