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A Meissen Hausmaler brown-glazed hexagonal tea canister and cover, Circa 1730

A Meissen Hausmaler brown-glazed hexagonal tea canister and cover, Circa 1730

A Meissen Hausmaler brown-glazed hexagonal tea canister and cover, Circa 1730

A Meissen Hausmaler brown-glazed hexagonal tea canister and cover, Circa 1730


decorated, in Goldchinesen style, with alternating panels of figural vignettes above scrollwork and birds in branches within gilt moulded borders, crossed swords mark in blue.

Height: 4 in.

10.2 cm

The cover broken and repaired. The shoulder with wear to gilding where cover sits. The canister with some scattered wear to panels. A few spots of oxidation.


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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.

Margarethe (née Knapp, 1878-1949) and Dr. Franz (1871-1950) Oppenheimer, Berlin & Vienna (by 1927) (no. 68 in black);

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (1890-1939), Amsterdam & Paris, inv. no. Por. 194 (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. 2367/21);

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

Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Sammlung Margarete und Franz Oppenheimer. Meissener Porzellan, Berlin, 1927, no. 68, unillustrated

Franz Kieslinger, Verzeichnis der Restbestände der Sammlung Mannheimer, [S.I.], 1941, p. 20, cat. no. 111

Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Meissen porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2000, p. 210, cat. no. 128

A brown-glazed octagonal form sugar box with similar gilt-decoration of Chinoiserie figures and birds was in the West Collection, New York, sold, Christie's New York, October 17, 2017, lot 738.