AN EARLY MEISSEN HAUSMALER TEABOWL AND SAUCER CIRCA 1730
painted in underglaze-blue with a version of the 'Fels und Vogel' pattern, over decorated in Augsburg with a finely tooled gilt ground of flowers, the teabowl with crossed swords marks and three dots in a triangle in underglaze-blue, the saucer with oo mark in underglaze-blue to inside edge of footrim.
Diameter of saucer: 4⅝ in.
Teabowl - good condition.
Saucer - slight rubbing to gilding on saucer.
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.
Sotheby's New York, November 12, 1999, lot 18 (one of three)
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 291, p. 595, illus.