31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI BEAKER AND SAUCER
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725, THE DECORATION VERY SLIGHTLY LATER
Painted in Schwarzlot in the manner of Ignaz Preissler, the beaker with a continuous landscape with buildings, trees and figures in the foreground, two driving a donkey across a bridge, the saucer with a harbour scene, with figures on the quay with a donkey carrying packages and with a camp fire, within an iron-red and gilt line panel, the borders with gilt scrolls, diaper-panels and pendant husks, within broad gilt band rims (beaker with two shallow footrim chips)
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