31 March 2008
A BADEN-BADEN QUATREFOIL SALT
CIRCA 1778, BLUE CROWNED SHIELD MARK
The well painted with a bird pecking at a branch, its plumage enriched in purple, yellow and black, the rim of the well moulded with stiff-leaves within puce and brown lines, the scroll-moulded spreading foot with scattered insects and leaves above a puce and yellow scroll-moulded footrim (some fritting to footrim, minor flaking to enamels)
2¾ in. (7.1 cm.) wide
Porzellan Kabinett of the Markgräfin Caroline Luise von Baden-Durlach, Großherzogliches Residenzschloss, Karlsruhe (Koelitz Inv. Nr. 7012).
Neues Schloss, Baden-Baden (Richter Inv. Nr. 2487)
Markgrafen und Grossherzöge von Baden, Sale Sotheby's, Baden Baden, 5th-21st October 1995, lot 797.
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René Simmermacher, Gebrauchskeramik in Südbaden, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, July-November 2002 Exhibition Catalogue (Karlsruhe, 2002), pl. 18.
Hans-Jürgen Flamm, 'Baden-Baden Porzellan', Weltkunst, June 2003, no. 6, p. 876, pl. 8.
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