11 December 2007
A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE TEABOWL AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1724, DREHER'S INCISED X TO TEABOWL AND / TO SAUCER
Painted in the manner of P.E. Schindler, with extensive Oriental cloudy river landscapes, the teabowl with a crouching Oriental holding a rabbit, by a playful dog and a large bird, within a quatrefoil gilt Böttger-lustre panel cartouche edged with scrolls, the reverse with indianische Blumen, the saucer with a figure holding a fan before distant buildings on a hill, within a similar cartouche, the underside with concentric red circles, gilt band rims (teabowl with very small rim chip at reverse, saucer with minute areas of wear to cartouche)
Anon., sale Christie's Geneva, 11th May 1981, lot 148.
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