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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 79

    A BÖTTGER PORCELAIN DUTCH-DECORATED WASTE-BOWL

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BÖTTGER PORCELAIN DUTCH-DECORATED WASTE-BOWL
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740
    The interior enameled in iron-red and green and enriched in gilt in the 'Hana Kago' pattern with a basket of flowers beneath a border of eight flower sprays, the exterior with two similar baskets alternate with Chinoiserie landscape roundels, all reserved on a wide band of iron-red scrolling foliage on a gold ground
    6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diameter


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    See J. Jefferson Miller, et. al., Catalogue of The Hans Syz Collection, Meissen Porcelain and Hausmalerei,, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1979, p. 570, no. 383 for a similarly decorated saucer. Similarly Dutch-decorated pieces of Meissen porcelain are also found in the collection of the George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto.

    Provenance

    With J. Polar Antiques, San Francisco, 25 November 1988.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS (LOTS 79-80)