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Auction archive: Lot number 132

A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) YELLOW-GROUND PEAR-SHAPED EWER AND BASIN MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET

Auction 09.10.1995
9 Oct 1995
Estimate
£3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$4,734 - US$6,312
Price realised:
£8,050
ca. US$12,702
Auction archive: Lot number 132

A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) YELLOW-GROUND PEAR-SHAPED EWER AND BASIN MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET

Auction 09.10.1995
9 Oct 1995
Estimate
£3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$4,734 - US$6,312
Price realised:
£8,050
ca. US$12,702
Beschreibung:

A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) YELLOW-GROUND PEAR-SHAPED EWER AND BASIN MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET Circa 1790 Painted with bouquets within gilt ovolo cartouches enclosed by trailing flowers tied with gilt ribbons, the ewer of pear shape, the lower part moulded with gadroons painted alternately with flowers, the flared cylindrical neck with a collar painted with flowers and the curved spout, foliage support and scroll handle moulded with foliage enriched in pink and gilt, the high domed cover with fruit finial, the basin similarly decorated, the centre with three bouquets of flowers and the rim with a band of moulded ovolo ornament painted with sprigs of flowers and outlined in gilt, the cover with gilt-metal hinge attachment, blue crossed swords and star mark, ..4 to footrims, incised 3 to ewer and Pressnummer 12 twice and 55 to basin the ewer 13in. (33cm.) high, the basin 14 3/8in. (36.5cm.) diam.

Auction archive: Lot number 132
Auction:
Datum:
9 Oct 1995
Auction house:
Christie's
London, King Street
Beschreibung:

A MEISSEN (MARCOLINI) YELLOW-GROUND PEAR-SHAPED EWER AND BASIN MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET Circa 1790 Painted with bouquets within gilt ovolo cartouches enclosed by trailing flowers tied with gilt ribbons, the ewer of pear shape, the lower part moulded with gadroons painted alternately with flowers, the flared cylindrical neck with a collar painted with flowers and the curved spout, foliage support and scroll handle moulded with foliage enriched in pink and gilt, the high domed cover with fruit finial, the basin similarly decorated, the centre with three bouquets of flowers and the rim with a band of moulded ovolo ornament painted with sprigs of flowers and outlined in gilt, the cover with gilt-metal hinge attachment, blue crossed swords and star mark, ..4 to footrims, incised 3 to ewer and Pressnummer 12 twice and 55 to basin the ewer 13in. (33cm.) high, the basin 14 3/8in. (36.5cm.) diam.

Auction archive: Lot number 132
Auction:
Datum:
9 Oct 1995
Auction house:
Christie's
London, King Street
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