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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI GOLD-GROUND OLLIO-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725-28, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

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    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI GOLD-GROUND OLLIO-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725-28, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
    Painted in underglaze blue with insects among flowers and grasses and gilt in the Seuter workshop with further foliage on a matt-gilt band between burnished gilt sections, the cover with similar ornament about a flowerhead, pot with small restored rim chips and a further chip to rim, minute chipping to paw feet, some minute areas of wear to gilding
    6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) wide


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    Two tureens and covers with very similar decoration can be seen in Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan (Munich, 1966), pl. 30, nos. 97 and 98.

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    Provenance

    The Dukes of Württemberg, Schloss Althausen