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A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted scent bottle and stopper, Circa 1730-35

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Estimate:

4,000 to - 6,000 USD

A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted scent bottle and stopper, Circa 1730-35

A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted scent bottle and stopper, Circa 1730-35

Estimate:

4,000 to - 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

27,720

USD

A Meissen silver-gilt-mounted scent bottle and stopper, Circa 1730-35


of flattened flask form, moulded with enamel, gilt and Böttger lustre-heightened female masks on two sides and painted, in the manner of J. G. Höroldt, on the front and reverse with Chinoiserie figures at various pursuits in a garden, beneath a Böttger lustre and gilt scrollwork border around the shoulder and a gilt, iron-red and purple foliate scrollwork-patterned neck, interrupted on each of the four sides with a recessed gold band.

Height: 3½ in.

8.9 cm

There is a break to the rim approximately 1cm by 0.5 cm partly under the mount, with an adjacent 2mm by 2mm shallow chip. Otherwise in good condition.


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OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Margarethe (née Knapp, 1878-1949) and Dr. Franz (1871-1950) Oppenheimer, Berlin & Vienna (no. 273 in red);

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (1890-1939), Amsterdam & Paris, inv. no. Por. 346 (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. 1523/7);

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, Verzeichnis der Restbestände der Sammlung Mannheimer, [S.I.], 1941, p. 24, cat. no. 172

Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Meissen porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2000, pp. 168-69, cat. no. 97