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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 112

    A MEISSEN (AUGUSTUS REX) YELLOW-GROUND CHINOISERIE VASE AND COVER

    CIRCA 1730, BLUE AR MARK, INCISED X TO FOOTRIM

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    A MEISSEN (AUGUSTUS REX) YELLOW-GROUND CHINOISERIE VASE AND COVER
    CIRCA 1730, BLUE AR MARK, INCISED X TO FOOTRIM
    Of baluster form, probably painted by A. Dietze with figures and attendants below birds and insects within shaped oval cartouches, garlanded with indianische Blumen, the plain cylindrical neck gilt with scrolls and pendant husk ornament below a thick line, the domed cover with similar smaller panels of single figures, the onion finial with gilt flowerhead and scroll ornament (overpainted and lacquered just above foot, finial restored through base, minute chip to inner flange and minute scratch to ground on cover, slight wear to gilding)
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high


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    The rendering of the Oriental figures is strikingly similar to those illustrated by Diethard Lübke, 'Schindler? Horn? - oder doch Dietze? Zuschreibungen von Malereien auf frühen Meissner Porzellanen' Keramos, April 2008, No. 200, pp. 5-8.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN