20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
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.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 March 1986, lot 227.
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