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Auction: Auction 08.07.2002
was auctioned on: 8 July 2002
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A Meissen chinoiserie jug and two-handled stand

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$23,302 - US$31,070
Price realised:  £31,070
ca. US$48,267
Lot number 9, Views: 19

A Meissen chinoiserie jug and two-handled stand Circa 1725, the jug with blue AR monogram mark, the stand with blue crossed swords mark, both with Dreher's .. Painted by J.G. Höroldt , the flared beaker-shaped jug with loop handle and pinched lip, with two panels of Oriental figures on terraces with flowering shrubs and insects in flight above, within gilt quatrefoil cartouches with elaborate Böttger -lustre panels edged with gilt scrolls suporting vases, red and purple scrolls and drapery, flanked by indianische Blumen and insects, the spout with three similar shaped Böttger -lustre panels, the stand with an Oriental lady seated with a child on her lap and taking tea, an Oriental peering through an opening in an arched screen surmounted by two vases and exotic birds, within a similar elaborate quatrefoil cartouche, the lappet handles with Böttger -lustre panels with gilt scrolls and flowerheads, the underside with indianische Blumen and two insects, both pieces with interlocking gilt C-scroll borders and gilt line rims (some very slight wear to gilding at centre of saucer and to lip and rim of jug) The jug 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high, the stand 7¾ in. (19.8 cm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 08.07.2002
Date of the auction: 8 Jul 2002
Address: Christie's
London, King Street