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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEABOWL AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1720-25, DREHER'S INCISED TO BOTH

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEABOWL AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1720-25, DREHER'S INCISED TO BOTH
    Painted in Eisenrot and Schwarzlot and embellished with the Sgraffito technique by Ignaz Preissler, the teabowl with a continuous scene with ships and galleons near a rocky coastline with a fortified port with towers and bridges, the saucer with figures repairing a boat on a shore before a fortified bridge and rocky coastline (saucer with small minor chip to footrim, some minute areas of wear to rim)


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    A similar teabowl and saucer was sold Christie's Geneva, 11th May 1987, lot 122. The present teabowl and saucer are part of a small group of wares which include a bowl in the Ashmolean Museum, a teapot painted with a view of Paris in the Victoria & Albert Museum, and a tankard in the Pauls Collection, Switzerland. The first two are illustrated by Annedore Müller Hofstede, 'Der slesisch-bohmische Hausmaler Ignaz Preissler', Keramos (1983), No. 100, figs. 49-52, and the third by Peter Wilhelm Meister, Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts, Sammlung Pauls (Frankfurt, 1967), Vol. I, pp. 206-207.

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