Lot 1069* - A198 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 01.00 PM

A BÖTTGER STONEWARE PILGRIM FLASK

Meissen, c. 1711. Relief decoration by Johann Jacob Irminger (1633-1724).
Derived from a chased silver form, with "Pallas” head female masks, each with foliate headdress and supported on a leaf console. The lower section moulded in relief with a lambrequin band above a waisted and gadrooned oval foot.
H 15.2 cm (17.5 cm).

Minimal restoration to the mouth.

Various bottles are first noted in the factory inventory of 1711, including: "44 boutilllen mit 2 Köpffen an seiten (gebrannt)" (C. Boltz, Formen des Böttgersteinzeugs im Jahre 1711, KFS MB no.96, 1982, p.30). For comparable works, see Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (inv. no. PE 736, PE 737, PE 738); Victoria & Albert Museum (inv. no. C.29-2006 and C.28-2006); Arnhold Collection, M.Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, p.183 no. 4 (with information on the inventory of the Japanese Palace from 1779 and sales from the Saxon Royal collections at Lepke Berlin, in 1919 and 1920).

CHF 16 000 / 18 000

€ 14 950 / 16 820

Sold for CHF 66 180 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.