Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
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Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exterior of the teabowl decorated with a continuous romantic scene with figures beside red cliffs, a lone horseman and deserted castle; the interior decorated with a couple underneath overhanging red rockwork and landscape with small chapel; the saucer painted with a horseman and followers against the backdrop of the sea and ruins of a fortress, within concentric iron-red line bands and Laub-und-Bandlewerk borders to the rim; underglaze blue crossed swords to the base, gilder’s mark 5Z to base of teabowl and saucer, impressed Dreher's mark 52 on base of saucer and impressed Dreher's mark 2 on base of teabowl.
Diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. (13cm.), diameter of teabowl: 3 1/8in. (8cm.)
Minor wear to gilding
Guest & Gray
58 Davies StreetLondonW1K 5LP