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A MEISSEN BERGLEUTE QUATREFOIL TEACUP AND SAUCER painted by Bonaventura Gottlieb Häuer, the cup with two Saxon miners fighting over a bucket of gold and with a woman seated on a barrel with her two children, the saucer with two miners beside a woman holding a bucket in wooded landscape vignettes and gilt scroll borders (very minor rubbing to gilding, minute footrim chips to teacup), blue crossed swords marks, gilder's marks M., circa 1740

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A MEISSEN BERGLEUTE QUATREFOIL TEACUP AND SAUCER painted by Bonaventura Gottlieb Häuer, the cup with two Saxon miners fighting over a bucket of gold and with a woman seated on a barrel with her two children, the saucer with two miners beside a woman holding a bucket in wooded landscape vignettes and gilt scroll borders (very minor rubbing to gilding, minute footrim chips to teacup), blue crossed swords marks, gilder's marks M., circa 1740
Exhibited
Orlando Museum of Art, Catalogue no. 64

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Cf. a teacup and saucer from the same service sold in these Rooms, 2 February 1976, lot 8; the teacup and saucer bearing a wall plaque inscribed Anno 1740 within the decoration was sold in these Rooms, 4 July 1983, lot 143 and three examples signed Hauer f sold Christie's Geneva, 8 May 1989, lots 101 and 102
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