27 June 2005
A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
Painted after an engraving by Petrus Schenk with three Oriental figures, one holding a parasol flanked by flowering shrubs, a willow tree and a fence with birds and insects in flight above, gilt line rims (saucer with minute areas of wear and minute blemish to rim of saucer at 12 o'clock)
Weitnauer Collection, sale Christie's Geneva, 11th November 1985, lot 326.
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See a teabowl and saucer from the Korthaus Collection with similar decoration sold in these Rooms on 1st March 1993, lot 48.
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