Sale 21BG01 | Lot 14

Meissen Porcelain Yellow-Ground Octagonal Beaker and Saucer

Catalogue: The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

Lot Details

Lot 14
Meissen Porcelain Yellow-Ground Octagonal Beaker and Saucer
Circa 1735, blue crossed swords mark and black line to both, the decoration attributed to C.F. Herold
The beaker painted in puce camaïeu with a figure on a hill overlooking a fortified tower before a harbor quay within a shaped quatrefoil surround, the saucer with a circular pastoral vignette of a seated figure beneath a tree before a distant tower, within concentric puce lines, both with gilt line rims.
Height 3 1/8 inches, diameter 5 1/4 inches.

Provenance:
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 16 October 1969, lot 214.

Christian Friedrich Herold (1700-1779) was a painter on porcelain at Berlin and moved to Meissen in 1725. At Meissen he painted for over fifty years and is best known for his chinoiserie figure painting and for monochrome harbor views in either puce or black.
For a similar teacup and saucer, see Sotheby's, London, 4 May 1970, lot 112


C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Minor chip to beaker rim, triangular rim repair to saucer (approx. 1/2 in.). Appears to be two hairlines, the overpianting now discolored. Wear to gilt rims.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

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