2 June 2009
A PAIR OF MEISSEN PORCELAIN TEABOWLS FROM THE FOSCARI SERVICE
CIRCA 1735-40, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND GILDER'S MARKS OF THREE DOTS, DREHER'S IMPRESSED QUARTERED CIRCLE AND MARKS TO BOTH
Each painted with a continuous estuary scene with figures at various pursuits on a shore before dilapidated fortifications, one scene with a windmill, both with the crowned coat of arms flanked by winged putti supporters, above double concentric line supports, the interiors with Purpurmalerei vignettes, one a seascape, the other with figures in a palace garden, below Gitterwerk borders and gilt line rims (small footrim chip to one, small rim chip to other, minute wear to gilding) (2)
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