London, South Kensington
8 December 2005
TWO NYMPHENBURG OVAL SERVING-DISHES FROM THE HOLLANDISCHEN BAUEM SERVICE
CIRCA 1770-75, IMPRESSED BAVARIAN SHIELD MARKS, PRESSNUMMER 4
Painted by Joseph Kaltner, the larger with two travellers in conversation with a figure seated on a grassy mound, the other with a dancing couple and musicians playing a pipe and a hurdy-gurdy, within ozier-moulded borders enriched in gilding (smaller dish with rim small rim chip)
15 in. (38.1 cm.) and 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) wide (2)
With Koeppe, from whom they were acquired in 1955.
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For other pieces from this large service, see A. Ziffer, op. cit. (Stuttgart, 1997), pp. 609-611. A pair of salts was sold in these Rooms on 1st December 1980, lot 98, and an oval dish on 11th April 1988, lot 112.
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