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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 82

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI CHINOISERIE POT AND COVER

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION OF SLIGHTLY LATER DATE FROM THE AUFFENWERTH WORKSHOP, PROBABLY BY ELIZABETH WALD AUFFENWERTH

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    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI CHINOISERIE POT AND COVER
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1730, THE DECORATION OF SLIGHTLY LATER DATE FROM THE AUFFENWERTH WORKSHOP, PROBABLY BY ELIZABETH WALD AUFFENWERTH
    The slightly domed cover with double knop finial, painted with three Chinoiserie garden vignettes within gilt Laub-und-Bandelwerk surrounds, the rim with alternating panels of gilt scrolls and puce, iron-red and gilt flowers; the bowl similarly decorated with scenes of Chinoiserie figures taking tea, flanked by angular gilt bracket handles and raised on three short feet
    6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) wide, overall (2)


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    See Siegfried Ducret, Meissner Porzellan, vol. I, Braunsweig, 1971, p. 263, pls. 356-357 for similarly decorated pieces attributed to Elizabeth Wald; also Christie's, London, 3 June 1996, lot 467 for a teabowl and saucer painted with Chinoiseries by Elizabeth Wald.

    Provenance

    The Property of a Gentleman; Christie's, New York, 18 May 1989, lot 159.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS