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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE TEABOWL AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1724, DREHER'S INCISED X TO TEABOWL AND / TO SAUCER

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's Geneva, 11th May 1981, lot 148.