11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE TEABOWL AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1724, DREHER'S INCISED X TO TEABOWL AND / TO SAUCER
Painted in the manner of P.E. Schindler, with extensive Oriental cloudy river landscapes, the teabowl with a crouching Oriental holding a rabbit, by a playful dog and a large bird, within a quatrefoil gilt Böttger-lustre panel cartouche edged with scrolls, the reverse with indianische Blumen, the saucer with a figure holding a fan before distant buildings on a hill, within a similar cartouche, the underside with concentric red circles, gilt band rims (teabowl with very small rim chip at reverse, saucer with minute areas of wear to cartouche)
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Anon., sale Christie's Geneva, 11th May 1981, lot 148.
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