Sammlung Oppenheimer | Important Meissen Porcelain

Sammlung Oppenheimer | Important Meissen Porcelain

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A Meissen purple-ground two-handled beaker and stand, Circa 1730-35

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September 14, 05:54 PM GMT


3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Details


A Meissen purple-ground two-handled beaker and stand, Circa 1730-35

the beaker reserved on either side with a gilt-edged cartouche painted with either an equestrian scene or figures in a landscape, the centre of the stand with a hunt scene within a Böttger lustre, iron-red, puce and gilt foliate scrollwork-edged cartouche, the interior rim of each with a wide foliate scrollwork band in gilding, crossed swords marks within two concentric circles in under-glaze blue.

Diameter of stand: 5 in.

12.7 cm

Dr. Fritz Clemm Collection, Berlin (by 1906), sale, Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, December 3-5, 1907, lots 97/98, pl. 25;

Margarethe (née Knapp, 1878-1949) and Dr. Franz (1871-1950) Oppenheimer, Berlin & Vienna, bearing label (by 1927) (no. 192 in black);

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (1890-1939), Amsterdam & Paris, inv. no. Por. 322 a/b (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. 1571/22);

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

Adolf Brüning, Europäisches Porzellan des XVIII. Jahrhunderts, exh. cat., Berlin, 1904, no. 170

Kaiser Friedrich Museumsverein, Ausstellung von Werken alter Kunst aus dem Privatbesitz der Mitglieder des Kaiser Friedrich-Museums-Vereins, 27. Januar bis 4. März 1906...Illustrierter Katalog, exh. cat., Berlin, 1906, no. 449 (part)

Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Sammlung Margarete und Franz Oppenheimer. Meissener Porzellan, Berlin, 1927, no. 192, pl. 88

Franz Kieslinger, Verzeichnis der Restbestände der Sammlung Mannheimer, [S.I.], 1941, p. 25, cat. no. 189

Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Meissen porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2000, pp. 308-09, cat. no. 222

Berlin, Kgl. Kunstgewerbe-Museum, 1904, no. 170
Berlin, Gräflich Redernsches Palais, 1906, no. 449 (part)
A coffeepot, teapot, waste-bowl, and three two-handled beakers and stands from this service were sold at Stuker Bern, November 21/30, 1963, lots 554-9, as cited by den Blaauwen, op. cit., p. 309. A further beaker and stand from the service was sold at Sotheby's London, July 14, 1998, lot 111. A beaker and stand from this service was acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore and upon his death in 1931 were included in his bequest to the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, acc. no. 48.877. den Blaauwen, ibid, cites a further beaker and saucer from this service in a private collection, published in Fabian, 1997, pl. 61-62.