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A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED CHINOISERIE TUREEN AND COVER
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A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED CHINOISERIE TUREEN AND COVER

CIRCA 1728-35, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK

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A MEISSEN TWO-HANDLED CHINOISERIE TUREEN AND COVER
CIRCA 1728-35, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
Each side painted with Orientals on terraces with flowering shrubs, one scene with a negro servant kneeling with a bowl of fruit before a dignitary smoking a pipe and seated on a cushion by a pavilion, within shaped oval gilt line cartouches edged with gilt scrolls and angular Böttger-lustre panels, edged with pale-brown and iron-red foliage scrolls, with insects and indianische Blumen about the ear-shaped scroll handles, the handles edged with gilt bands and gilt scrolls, the domed cover similarly decorated with flowers, insects and two scenes around a large knobbly branch finial, within a moulded gilt band rim (tureen with large section restuck, footrim with firing crack and related chip, cover with chipping to inner flange, minute wear to rim)
10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide
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Lot Essay

A covered bowl of similar form is illustrated by Ulrich Pietsch, 'Johann Gregorius Höroldt 1696-1775' Zwinger Exhibition Catalogue (1996), p. 175, no. 133.
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