A Meissen Hausmaler beaker, circa 1725. Estimate £10,000 – 15,000 (€13,000 – 19,000). Photo: Bonhams.
Painted in Augsburg, in the Aufenwerth workshop, by Anna Elisabeth Wald, each side with a polychrome chinoiserie scene within a gilt cartouche with interlocking trellis panels and scrollwork at the sides, the inside rim with a band of gilt scrollwork, the gadrooned foot gilt, 8.6cm high, (tiny chip to footrim)
Provenance: Anon. sale, Sotheby’s London, 28 November 1974, lot 181;
Anon. sale, Christie’s London, 8 July 2002, lot 84
See S. Ducret, Meißner Porzellan bemalt in Augsburg (1971), vol. I, pp. 41-45, for a discussion of Anna Elisabeth Wald, née Aufenwerth, and ills. 362 and 363 for a similar beaker attributed to Wald.
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