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A CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE FLARED HAUSMALEREI WINE-CUP
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A CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE FLARED HAUSMALEREI WINE-CUP

THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1700, THE EUROPEAN DECORATION CIRCA 1720

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A CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE FLARED HAUSMALEREI WINE-CUP
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1700, THE EUROPEAN DECORATION CIRCA 1720
Of slightly flattened octagonal section on four small bracket feet, painted in Eisenrot enriched in Sgraffito lines, probably by Ignaz Preissler with a continuous scene of peasants dancing in a line holding hands, one holding a beaker of drink, two playing the violin and a wind instrument below a tree nearby, before a cluster of cottages in the distance (rim with small chip and slight firing faults, minute wear)
2¼ in. (5.6 cm.) wide
Provenance
Otto Blohm Collection (according to Pazaurek).
Literature
Gustav E. Pazaurek, Deutsche Fayence-und Porzellan-Hausmaler (Leipzig, 1925), Vol. I, p. 220, fig. 185.
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Lot Essay

Above, Jacques Callot's engraving from his series Capricci di varie figure published in 1617, from which the four dancing figures on one side of this cup are derived. The figures correspond to the lower four figures of Callot's engraving, and have been reversed and adapted slightly.
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