Sammlung Oppenheimer | Important Meissen Porcelain

Sammlung Oppenheimer | Important Meissen Porcelain

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A Meissen (K.P.M.) octagonal sugar box and cover, Circa 1725-30

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September 14, 05:54 PM GMT


4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Details


A Meissen (K.P.M.) octagonal sugar box and cover, Circa 1725-30 

of elongated compressed form, painted, in the manner of J. G. Höroldt with figures at various pursuits seated in gardens amidst birds, insects and shrubbery between simple and meandering line bands around the shoulder and foot, the cover with concentric enamel patterned and gilt bands, crossed swords and K.P.M mark in underglaze-blue, the cover with gilt crossed swords, gilt numeral 85. to both pieces.

Length: 4½ in.

11.4 cm

Margarethe (née Knapp, 1878-1949) and Dr. Franz (1871-1950) Oppenheimer, Berlin & Vienna, bearing label (by 1927) (no. 143 in black);

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (1890-1939), Amsterdam & Paris, inv. no. Por. 296 (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. 1616/19);

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. 143, pl. 72

Franz Kieslinger, Sichergestellte Kunstwerke in den besetzten niederländischen Gebieten, Vienna, 1941, no. 394

Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Meissen porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2000, p. 112, cat. no. 60