A MEISSEN (AUGUSTUS REX) YELLOW-GROUND CHINOISERIE VASE AND COVER
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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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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium

Lot Essay

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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