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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEABOWL AND SAUCER EMBLEMATIC OF THE FOUR SEASONS

    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION CIRCA 1725-28, DREHER'S TO TEABOWL AND ·· TO SAUCER, TEABOWL WITH INDISTINCT LUSTRE MARK

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    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEABOWL AND SAUCER EMBLEMATIC OF THE FOUR SEASONS
    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION CIRCA 1725-28, DREHER'S TO TEABOWL AND ·· TO SAUCER, TEABOWL WITH INDISTINCT LUSTRE MARK
    Decorated in the Auffenwerth workshop in iron-red, purple and gilding, the exterior and interior of the teabowl with three landscape vignettes with putti emblematic of Spring, Summer and Autumn, Autumn shearing a sheep, the saucer with a female figure emblematic of Winter seated by a brazier, within ogival gilt cartouches edged with scrolls, the saucer cartouche also with birds, gilt band and pendant husk borders (areas of slight wear, teabowl with very small chip to footrim)


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    For a teabowl and saucer with a similar female figure on the saucer within a similar cartouche with four birds, see Siegfried Ducret, Meissner Porzellan (Brunswick, 1972), col. pl. III. Also see p. 73, no. 28 for a teabowl and saucer of related design.

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