6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,188
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEABOWL AND SAUCER
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720-25, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, DREHER'S INCISED / TO TEABOWL
Decorated in the workshop of Johann Aufenwerth in purple, iron-red, yellow and gilding with coloured figures in Schwarzlot landscapes on silvered interlocking scroll supports, the teabowl with a continuous Ovidian scene of two pairs of figures, the interior with a bird perched on a branch, the saucer with a kneeling man grasping the arm of a classical female holding a staff, with silvered interlocking scroll and flowerhead borders and silver band rims, chipping to teabowl, some wear and flaking to silvering
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A similarly decorated teapot and cover and teabowl and saucer were sold at Christie's London, 11 December 2007, lots 86 and 87.
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With Reichert, Munich.