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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 42

    FOUR MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEABOWLS AND SAUCERS

    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION PROBABLY CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    FOUR MEISSEN HAUSMALEREI TEABOWLS AND SAUCERS
    THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION PROBABLY CIRCA 1740
    Painted in the style associated with J.P. Dannhöffer, the teabowls each with an Oriental standing or seated on grassy terraces beside flowering plants and shrubs, one with a pagoda and fences on an island, the saucers each with a standing Oriental, three holding fans, on a grassy island beside rocks issuing flowering plants and shrubs, one with a bird, the borders with scrolls and pendant flowerheads (restoration to three teabowls and two saucers, slight wear to gilt rims) (4)


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    For a discussion of attributions to Danhöffer and Busch, see S. Ducret, 'Johann Philipp Danhöffer oder Christian Daniel Busch?', Keramos (1962), no. 17, pp. 19-26.

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