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A Meissen seladon-ground teabowl and a saucer, the tea bowl Circa 1735, the saucer later

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Estimate:

300

to
- 500 USD

A Meissen seladon-ground teabowl and a saucer, the tea bowl Circa 1735, the saucer later

A Meissen seladon-ground teabowl and a saucer, the tea bowl Circa 1735, the saucer later

Estimate:

300

to
- 500 USD

Lot sold:

5,292

USD

A Meissen seladon-ground teabowl and a saucer, the tea bowl Circa 1735, the saucer later


the teabowl reserved with four gilt-edged quatrefoil panels painted with Chinoiserie figural scenes, the centre of the saucer similarly decorated within a scrollwork-edged cartouche, the teabowl with crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, the saucer with crossed swords mark in blue enamel

Width of saucer: 4¼ in.

10.8 cm

The saucer with five small rim chips, the largest of which measures 0.3 cm wide. Kiln speckling to ground colour on reverse.

The teabowl with D-shaped section of rim re-stuck with old over-paint at area, which measures 5.4 cm at wide x 2.5 cm deep. Hairline crack to rim 2.7 cm long with some over-paint and infill.


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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.


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OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Margarethe (née Knapp, 1878-1949) and Dr. Franz (1871-1950) Oppenheimer, Berlin & Vienna, bearing label (by 1927) (no. 188 in black);

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (1890-1939), Amsterdam & Paris, inv. no. Por. 319 (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. 1616/31);

Repatriated from the above to Holland between 1945 and 1949;

Loaned by the Dutch state to the Kunstmuseum Den Haag by 1953;

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. 188, unillustrated

A teabowl and saucer, perhaps associated, from the Albert Kocher Collection, Bern, is illustrated in Andres-Acevedo et al., 2020, p. 243, no. 51.