Lot 1044 - A188 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 28. March 2019, 01.30 PM

A RARE "GRÜNEN FAMILIE" FAIENCE TEA CADDY,

Ansbach, c. 1725-1757.
Of oval form, painted with two Chinese couples, making music and partaking in a tea ceremony, among flowering plants, the slightly domed cover with a Chinese figure amidst a landscape.
H 9.5 cm. Hairline cracks and repair.

Provenance:
- Collection of Igo Levi, Nuremberg/Lucerne.
- Via succession to the present private collection, Zurich.

Illustrated: Auktionskatalog Weinmüller München, Sammlung Igo Levi, Luzern. Süddeutsche Fayence- und Hafnerkunst des 16. bis 18. Jahrhunderts, 1962, cat. no. 84; Adolf Bayer, Die Ansbacher Fayence Fabriken, 1959, p. 146 ill. 132.

CHF 300 / 500

€ 260 / 440

Sold for CHF 14 900 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.