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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 83

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEACUP AND SAUCER

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745-1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED DREHER'S YY, THE DECORATION OF SLIGHTLY LATER DATE BY JOHANN FRIEDRICH METZSCH, BAYREUTH

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEACUP AND SAUCER
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1745-1750, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, INCISED DREHER'S YY, THE DECORATION OF SLIGHTLY LATER DATE BY JOHANN FRIEDRICH METZSCH, BAYREUTH
    Painted with harbor views reserved within shaped gilt cartouches and further flowers, the cup with insects, the borders with gilt strapwork, the exterior of the bowl and underside of the saucer molded with stiff-leaf tips enriched in pink, gold and puce
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diameter, the saucer (2)


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    For another cup and saucer from the same service in the Wark Collection, Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, Florida, see The Wark Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain, Jacksonville, Florida, 1984, p. 269, no. 679 and p. 544, no. 365.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 March 1986, lot 227.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS