Important Meissen Porcelain from a Private Collection, Part II

Bonhams London
London, New Bond Street

Date of the auction: 02.07.2019

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A very rare Meissen Böttger stoneware circular portrait medallion of...

A very rare Meissen Böttger stoneware circular portrait medallion of Electoral Crown Prince Friedrich August of Saxony, circa 1711-15 Facing dexter, the top pierced for hanging, the background polished, mounted in a metal frame, 10.5cm diam. including frame, incised crossed swords mark, painted

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare pair of Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal vases and covers, circa...

A rare pair of Meissen Böttger stoneware octagonal vases and covers, circa 1710-13 Each decorated in gilding with a central lambrequin border and double-line borders on the various edges, the slightly differing covers centering a gilt flowerhead, and one lacquered on the interior, 13cm high (4

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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An early Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1713-15

An early Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1713-15 Each moulded with three flowering prunus branches, the beaker with a double footrim, beaker: 8.5cm high, incised Japanese Palace inventory number N=397-/ W to both (small haircracks and crazing to saucer) (2) Fußnoten Provenance: The Collection of

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teapot and cover, circa 1710-13

A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware teapot and cover, circa 1710-13 The bell-shaped body with an ear-shaped handle and curved spout, engraved, cut and polished with foliate motifs and dots scroll- and strapwork below a border of swags around the shoulder and dots below the rim, the spout, handle and

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare early Meissen shallow bowl, circa 1715

A very rare early Meissen shallow bowl, circa 1715 Thickly potted, the exterior applied with three flowering branches, on a flared circular foot, 15.4cm diam. (small flat rim chip) Fußnoten Provenance: The Collection of H. Knowler Esq., sold Sotheby's London, 22 February 1966, lot 55; The Korthaus

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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Two early Meissen double-handled beakers and saucers, circa 1715

Two early Meissen double-handled beakers and saucers, circa 1715 Each applied with moulded sprigs of flowering branches, the thickly-potted beakers with loop handles, the beakers: 8.5cm high (each saucer with a restored small flat rim chip) (4) Fußnoten Provenance: Anon. sale, Phillips London, 7

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware black-glazed Kendi, circa 1710-13

A rare Meissen Böttger stoneware black-glazed Kendi, circa 1710-13 After a Chinese Yixing stoneware original, the globular body with a quilin head spout and tall cylindrical neck with flared rim, decorated in the workshop of Martin Schnell, Dresden, in imitation of lacquer with a black glaze, the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare early Meissen chocolate cup, circa 1715-20

A very rare early Meissen chocolate cup, circa 1715-20 Decorated in the workshop of George Funcke, Dresden, with fine gilt and silver decoration depicting a hunting landscape vignette depicting figures amidst trees, gilt bands to the rim and footrim, the interior gilt, the handle of angular shape

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare pair of early Meissen beakers and saucers, circa 1715-20

A very rare pair of early Meissen beakers and saucers, circa 1715-20 The bases strongly-moulded with pillar flutes and with pronounced everted rims, the saucers with trembleuse centres, decorated in Dresden in the workshop of George Funcke with gilding to the fluting and interiors of the beakers

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A small Meissen lobed almond-shaped dish, circa 1725

A small Meissen lobed almond-shaped dish, circa 1725 Painted in underglaze-blue with flowers in a double-handled pot on a table top, the fluted sides with flowering branches, 14cm long (small chips to outside rim) Fußnoten Provenance: Anon. sale, Christie's London, 5 December 1994, lot 214 The form

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare Meissen underglaze-blue-decorated large pewter-mounted...

A very rare Meissen underglaze-blue-decorated large pewter-mounted cylindrical tankard, circa 1720-23 Painted probably by J.G. Höroldt in underglaze-blue with a chinoiserie scene depicting a standing and a seated figure flanking a table, with further figures, including a woman holding a baby, to the

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare early Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1723

A rare early Meissen octagonal sugar box and cover, circa 1723 The box painted with a continuous polychrome landscape scene of rocky mountains, trees and a lake, gilt bands to the foot and below the rim, the cover similarly decorated with three figures of peasants in a landscape, surrounded by a

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare Meissen teabowl, circa 1723

A rare Meissen teabowl, circa 1723 Painted probably by J.G. Höroldt or J.C. Horn in iron-red with two vignettes depicting chinoiserie figures flanked by flowering branches, flanked by tiny insects in black, yellow and pale green, a purple border to the rim and an iron-red flower spray to the

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare Meissen Augustus Rex vase, circa 1725

A very rare Meissen Augustus Rex vase, circa 1725 The knopped, beaker shape with a flared rim and footrim, painted in underglaze-blue with two flower vases on the upper register, two sprays of leafy flowering branches on the knop, and two covered vessels decorated with flowers and flanked by leafy

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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An early Meissen saucer, circa 1723

An early Meissen saucer, circa 1723 Painted with a chinoiserie scene of a man seated at a table smoking a pipe in a landscape, within two circular iron-red concentric lines, the rim gilt, 12.6cm diam., incised / inside footrim (three small chips to underside of rim) Fußnoten The style of painting

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1723-24

A very rare Meissen silver-gilt-mounted tankard, circa 1723-24 Finely painted, probably by J.G. Höroldt, with a chinoiserie scene after Martin Engelbrecht depicting a potentate seated on a throne beneath drapery and flanked by guards, below him three seated figures on each side of a table, a formal

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1723

A rare Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1723 Each side painted with a chinoiserie scene within a gilt scrollwork quatrelobe cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red scrollwork and flowers, the saucer with a similar cartouche depicting a figure being attacked by a fire-breathing

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Meissen topographical waste bowl, circa 1722-23

A Meissen topographical waste bowl, circa 1722-23 Each side painted with a shaped gilt quatrelobe scrollwork cartouche edged with iron-red scrollwork enclosing views of gardens and palaces in Italy, the sides with vignettes of birds, an insect and a butterfly, the inside with a similar cartouche

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare Meissen hexagonal tea canister and cover, circa 1723

A rare Meissen hexagonal tea canister and cover, circa 1723 Each panel painted probably by J.G. Höroldt with hunting scenes depicting elegant figures in landscapes, including Augustus the Strong, the shoulders and ribs gilt, the cover with a wide gilt rim and gilt foliate and dotted bands, 10.2cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723

A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1723 The saucer painted with a military scene of figures on horseback within a gilt scrollwork quatrelobe cartouche edged with iron-red and brown scrollwork, the teabowl with a similar cartouche depicting a figure beside a pack horse, a bird and scattered insects

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30

A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl and saucer, circa 1725-30 Decorated in Augsburg by Barholomäus Seuter in gilding, the teabowl and underside of the saucer with vignettes of Chinoiserie figures engaged at various pursuits, the rims with gilt borders edged with foliate motifs, the interior of the teabowl

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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An early Meissen teabowl and saucer with gold paillon decoration, circa 1720-30

An early Meissen teabowl and saucer with gold paillon decoration, circa 1720-30 Decorated in Saxony with die-stamped gold appliqués depicting bounding animals flanked by scrolling foliage on each side of the teabowl alternating with a figure of a man surrounded by small birds to either side, the

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl decorated in the Preissler workshop, circa 1720

A Meissen Hausmaler teabowl decorated in the Preissler workshop, circa 1720 Finely painted in iron-red monochrome with a continuous estuary scene depicting numerous ships, buildings and figures, 7.5cm diam. (tiny flat rim chip) Fußnoten Provenance: With Kate Foster, London Similar scenes painted in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Du Paquier Hausmaler plate painted by Ignaz Bottengruber, circa 1728

A Du Paquier Hausmaler plate painted by Ignaz Bottengruber, circa 1728 Painted by Ignaz Bottengruber, Breslau, with an allegory of the month of March, depicting four children in winter clothes by a sled standing on elaborate gilt-edged iron-red strap- and scrollwork embellished with foliage, with

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Contarini service...

A very rare Meissen armorial teabowl and saucer from the Contarini service, circa 1725-30 Each painted with the arms of Contarini within a silvered cartouche edged in purple and brown, the reverse of the teabowl with a broad chinoiserie vignette depicting several figures, the interior of the teabowl

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A rare large Meissen dish, circa 1725-27

A rare large Meissen dish, circa 1725-27 The centre painted in the manner of J.E. Stadler with a bird in flight surrounded by scattered butterflies and insects, a border of chrysanthemums, flowerheads and foliage connected by swags around the edge of the well, the rim with an underglaze-blue trellis

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735

A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735 The form after a Japanese original, painted in the manner of J.E. Stadler with a chinoiserie scene on each side depicting a figure flanked by fences and indianische Blumen, the spout and cover with flower sprigs, the finial with a gilt flower, the handle with

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Meissen Augustus Rex flared beaker vase, circa 1725-30

A Meissen Augustus Rex flared beaker vase, circa 1725-30 Painted probably by J.E. Stadler with two chinoiserie figures, one holding a parasol and the other seated, flanked by flowering plants issuing from fences with a bird and scattered insects overhead, the rim with four panels of blue and yellow

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A Meissen double-handled olio pot and cover, circa 1725-30

A Meissen double-handled olio pot and cover, circa 1725-30 Finely painted in famille verte-style in enamels and Böttger lustre with a continuous garden scene depicting a chinoiserie figure in green and yellow robes between stylised rockwork and flowering plants, birds in flight and perched on

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019

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A very rare Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1728

A very rare Meissen beaker and saucer, circa 1728 Painted with blue monochrome chinoiserie scenes, each depicting a single figure flanked by flowering plants and fences, within a gilt quatrelobe scrollwork cartouches filled with Böttger lustre and edged with purple and iron-red scrolls, gilt

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 2 Jul 2019