London, South Kensington
8 December 2005
A ZÜRICH (SOFT-PASTE) TEABOWL AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1765, SAUCER INCISED W +
Decorated with a scalloped iron-red and gilt line supporting at intervals bowls of red fruit alternating with flared vases on scrolling feet, divided by trailing flowering branches, the teabowl interior with a bouquet (slight scratching, wear and firing faults) (2)
A. Torre, from whom it was acquired in 1969.
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A similar teabowl and saucer from the Dr. H. Meyer-Werthemann Collection, Zürich, is illustrated by S. Ducret, Die Zürcher Porzellanmanufaktur (Zürich, 1958), Vol. I, p. 68, fig. 42.
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