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A Meissen armorial beaker and saucer, Circa 1735

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Estimate:

12,000 to - 18,000 USD

A Meissen armorial beaker and saucer, Circa 1735

A Meissen armorial beaker and saucer, Circa 1735

Estimate:

12,000 to - 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

75,600

USD

A Meissen armorial beaker and saucer, Circa 1735


the beaker painted on the front with the arms of the Counts Micheil of Venice and on the reverse with figures fishing on a rocky bank, a large gold-scaled fish caught by one, the centre of the saucer with figure in a garden holding a basket and below the rim with two vignettes of figures seated upon rockwork, a butterfly and a flower sprig, the rims with gilt patterned borders trailing flower sprigs above the coat-of-arms, crossed swords marks in underglaze blue.

Diameter of saucer: 5 ⅛ in.

13 cm

Beaker - two minute chips to edge of footrim. Otherwise in good condition.

Stand - good condition.


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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.

C. H. Fischer Collection, Dresden;

J. M. Heberle, Cologne, October 22-25, 1906, lot 894, illustrated;

Hugo Helbing, Munich, May 13-15, 1918, lot 203, pl. 60;

Margarethe (née Knapp, 1878-1949) and Dr. Franz (1871-1950) Oppenheimer, Berlin & Vienna (no. 288 in red);

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (1890-1939), Amsterdam & Paris, inv. no. Por. 265 (acquired between 1936 and 1939);

Dienststelle Mühlmann, The Hague (acquired from the Estate of the above in 1941 on behalf of the Sonderauftrag Linz for the proposed Führermuseum);

On deposit at Kloster Stift Hohenfurth;

On deposit at Salzbergwerk Bad Aussee;

Recovered from the above by Allied Monuments Officers and transferred to the Central Collecting Point Munich (MCCP inv. no. 1570/4);

Repatriated from the above to Holland between 1945 and 1949;

Loaned by the Dutch State to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam in 1952 and transferred to the museum in 1960;

Restituted by the above to the heirs of Margarethe and Franz Oppenheimer in 2021

Franz Kieslinger, Sichergestellte Kunstwerke in den besetzten niederländischen Gebieten, Vienna, 1941, no. 384

Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Meissen porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2000, p. 190, cat. no. 112