PERIOD: 18th century
A WÜRZBURG SHAPED QUATREFOIL FOOTED BOWL CIRCA 1775 Of lobed form on a spreading shaped quatrefoil foot, the interior painted in puce with a seated traveller before turreted buildings in a landscape within an ozier-moulded border (rim chip at 1 o'clock, stained glaze cracks to rim and border, one running into foot) 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) wide Provenance By repute, Thomas Beckhard Colletion, Frankfurt, 1938 Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 10th October 1998. Lot Notes See Hans-Peter Trenschel and Ludwig Wamser, Würzburger Porzellan, Maninfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, Exhibition Catalogue, 11th-14th December 1986, p. 171, Abb. 11 for a similar bowl painted with swags of flowers. Also see the footed bowl of similar form painted with swags of flowers sold by Neumeister, Munich, 22nd May 1996, lot 3.