Lot 1738 - A186 Silver & Porcelain - Tuesday, 25. September 2018, 04.00 PM

CUP AND SAUCER WITH "WACHTELDEKOR",

Meissen, c. 1735.
Of octagonal form, painted in Kakiemon style with a pair of quail flanked by a flowering prunus tree and Kikyô bush, brown edge lines. Cup with underglaze blue sword mark, incised mark II (cup), former's mark . . (saucer).
H 6 cm, D 13.3 cm.

Provenance: Private collection, Basel.

Cf. Julia Weber, Meissener Porzellane mit Dekoren nach ostasiatischen Vorbildern, vol. II, p. 312, there the note that the first of these cups were inventoried in 1731 in the Japanese Palace together with those which were confiscated in connection with the Lemaire affair with Graf Hoym (see inventory by Boltz in Keramos 153/96, p. 57).

CHF 1 500 / 2 000

€ 1 320 / 1 750

Sold for CHF 2 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.