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A Meissen beaker and saucer, 1730


PERIOD: 18th century

A Meissen beaker and saucer, 1730 The beaker painted with two chinoiserie scenes, each within a lobed gilt quatrelobe cartouche filled with Bottger lustre and embellished with iron-red and purple scrollwork, the sides joined by a purple monochrome chinoiserie vignette of a figure, enclosed by swags and foliate scrollwork, the saucer with a similar polychrome cartouche embellished with foliate and scrollwork swags, gilt scrollwork borders to rims, the saucer with three concentric iron-red circles, the beaker: 7.7cm high; the saucer: 13.6cm diam. crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to beaker, gilt numeral 11. to both, incised / inside footrim of saucer

PRIX: $15000