A Meissen Hausmaler silver-gilt mounted milk jug and cover, circa 1725. Estimate £10,000 – 15,000 (€13,000 – 19,000). Photo: Bonhams.
Decorated in Augsburg in the Seuter workshop in gilding, each side with a European landscape scene including figures on a strap- and foliate scrollwork pedestal, the handle and spout gilt, the cover with a band of foliate scrollwork, the silver-gilt mounts marked for Elias Adam, Augsburg, 17.5cm high (2)
Literature: U. Pietsch/K. Jacobsen, Frühes Meissener Porzellan, exhibition catalogue (1997), no. 155 (part)
Exhibited: Düsseldorf, Hetjens-Museum, Frühes Meissener Porzellan Kostbarkeiten aus deutschen Privatsammlungen, 19 January-6 April 1997; thereafter Dresden, Albertinum, 7 May-13 July 1997
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