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A PAIR OF MEISSEN OVAL SMALL BASKETS, CIRCA 1735

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold, sold to benefit The Arnhold Foundation

A PAIR OF MEISSEN OVAL SMALL BASKETS, CIRCA 1735

A PAIR OF MEISSEN OVAL SMALL BASKETS, CIRCA 1735

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

3,024

USD

Property from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold, sold to benefit The Arnhold Foundation

A PAIR OF MEISSEN OVAL SMALL BASKETS, CIRCA 1735


modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler, the exteriors molded with basketwork and affixed with two handles terminating in masks representing the four seasons, the interiors painted with vignettes of two cockerels and the rims embellished in gilding, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue

width 7⅛ in.

18 cm

One basket has one handle cleanly broken off and restored back on. Both baskets have restored chips and losses to the mask terminals, mostly to the leaves and other vegetation on the headdresses.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Property of Lydia Morrison, Sotheby's New York, October 27, 1992, lot 23

E. & H. Manners, London, June 2002

Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain, 1710-50, New York 2008, no. 195, p. 448, illus.