A Meissen Hausmaler cream pot and cover, circa 1725, the decoration probably Bayreuth, circa 1745. Estimate £3,000 – 5,000 (€3,800 – 6,300). Photo: Bonhams.
The scroll handle and three paw feet embellished in gilding, painted with two chinoiserie vignettes depicting figures flanked by flowers and stylised rockwork below a gilt border, the cover with two similar vignettes enclosed by a border of gilt foliate scrollwork, 10cm high (small restored rim chip) (2)
Provenance: Pauls-Eisenbeiss Collection, Basel
Literature: E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss, German Porcelain of the 18th Century (1972), vol. I, pp. 542-543
For a discussion of this style of decoration, which ranges in date from the 1720s onwards and involves at the least several hands, see above E. Pauls-Eisenbeiss.
BONHAMS. FINE EUROPEAN CERAMICS AND GLASS INCLUDING PAPERWEIGHTS, 26 Nov 2014 13:00 GMT – LONDON, NEW BOND STREET