TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750
TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750
TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750
TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750
TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750
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TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD

TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD

Lot Sold:875USD

Lot Details

Description

TWO MEISSEN HAUSMALER PLATES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1750


painted in the workshop of Franz Ferdinand Meyer of Pressnitz, one with a couple seated in a garden under a canopy of fabric suspended from a tree and column, with a third figure to their side, before a distant town by a river; the other similarly decorated with a couple reading flanked by two columns, the rims with fruiting and flowering branches tied with ribbons, shell scroll ornament, and two winged angel heads supporting a rainbow.

Diameters 9 in.; 9¼ in.

22.8 cm; 23.5 cm

Condition Report

Plate with drapery - shallow 1/2 inch chip to upper rim edge at 10 o'clock. Small bruise crack to rim at 4 o'clock. Very minor stacking wear to enamels.

Plate with column - 1 inch chip to upper rim edge at 5 o'clock. Tiny bruise crack to rim at 2 o'clock. 1/8 inch haircrack accross rim at 9 o'clock, issuing from a small burst airbubble. Some stacking wear to enamels, notably on the left hand side.


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

One: Louis Jay Collection Frankfurt

Hugo Helbing, Frankfurt, May 31 - June 2, 1934, lot 694

Lisa and Heinrich Arnhold, Dresden

The other: offered, Sotheby's New York, October 24, 2002, lot 1065

Literature

One: Pazaurek, 1925, Band II, p. 321, no. 272

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 331, p. 651, illus.

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