31 March 2008
A WÜRZBURG CIRCULAR SUGAR-BOWL AND COVER
CIRCA 1775, INCISED W MARK, IMPRESSED L M
Each side painted in Purpurmalerei with figures strolling and in discussion before turreted buildings in wooded landscapes, the domed cover similarly decorated below a fruit finial, within ozier-moulded borders (minor scratching to enamel, cover with two small shallow chips to underside of rim, tips of leaves lacking to finial, possibly from time of manufacture)
4 in. (10.1 cm.) diam.
Siegfried Ducret Collection.
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Siegfried Ducret, Würzburger Porzellan (Brunswick, 1968), p. 62, pl. 24.
See Hans-Peter Trenschel and Ludwig Wamser, Würzburger Porzellan, Maninfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, Exhibition Catalogue, 11th-14th December 1986, p. 176, Abb. 17, for a sugar-bowl of this form with similar landscape decoration.
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