AN EARLY MEISSEN HAUSMALER FLUTED BEAKER CIRCA 1715-25
decorated in Augsburg or Dresden in tooled gilding with birds perched in branches alternating with seated Chinoiserie figures above a gilt fluted band and footrim.
Height: 3¼ in.
Slight wear to gilding on rim edge. Otherwise in good condition.
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Collection of the Margraves and Grand Dukes of Baden, Grand Ducal Residence, Karlsruhe, and (from 1918), Neues Schloß, Baden-Baden; sold Sotheby's Baden-Baden, October 7, 1995, lot 1330
Zähringer Museum, 1879-1919
Zähringer Museum, 1960-1990
Karl Koelitz, Beschriebendes Inventar der Allerhöchsten Privatsammlung kunstgewerblicher Gegenstände (unpublished ms, Karlsruhe, 1883), inv. no. 1963
Galerieinspektor Richter, Inventar des Zähringer Museums (unpublished ms, Baden-Baden, 1919), inv. no. 2347
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 282, p. 586, illus.