18 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A MEISSEN TEABOWL AND A SAUCER
CIRCA 1730, TEABOWL WITH BLUE ENAMEL CROSSED SWORDS MARK, DREHER'S AND GILDER'S 42., SAUCER WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, DREHER'S AND GILDER'S 72.
Each side of the teabowl painted with seascapes with galleons and figures, within quatrefoil gilt line and Böttger-lustre cartouches edged with red and purple scrolls, the interior with a gilt Laub-und-Bandelwerk border above a salami medallion enclosing a bird in flight, the saucer with a similar scene within a cartouche with Böttger-lustre, iron-red and purple panels, edged with scrolls, surmounted by an Oriental by a table and suspending a garland of fruit below, within a gilt Laub-und-Bandelwerk border (2)
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