Meissen Porcelain Two-Handled Chinoiserie Beaker and a Saucer
Circa 1730, blue crossed swords marks and gilder's 3. or 5., both painted in the manner of J.G. Höroldt
The tapering conical beaker flanked by gilt wishbone handles, finely painted with either a Chinese figure seated at a table before a palm tree or with figures pursuing butterflies, the saucer with two figure preparing and serving tea, each within an ombrierte quatrefoil shaped panel edged by a Böttger-lustre and a gilt cartouche, trimmed with iron-red scrollwork, the border with Laub-und-Bandelwerk and gilt line rims, the underside with iron-red flower sprays.
Height 3 1/8 inches, width overall 5 1/2 inches.
The Wetmore Estate, Newport, RI.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, 16-18 September 1969, lot 817.
For similar Chinoiserie decorated examples, see Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan 1710-1810, pp. 48-49. Another example was sold, Christie's, London, 2 July 1990, lot 61.
C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell
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