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Lot 2215
Mid-18th century, apparently unsigned, by repute modeled by Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706-1775), surmounted by a putto with a basket of flowers, the domed cover over a conforming oblong bombe body flanked by gilt-highlighted foliate handles, all-over polychrome painted with flowers on a white ground, raised on an oblong gilt-bronze foliate and rocaille plinth, 2 pieces, the tureen: 11'' H x 13.75'' W x 8.25'' D, est: $1200/1800
Note: The plinth unmarked, likely P.E. Guerin. Accompanied by two original purchase invoices: the first from The Antique Porcelain Co. Ltd., London, UK, dated 1958; the second from The Art Exchange, Inc., New York, NY, dated 1974. Provenance: The Antique Porcelain Co. Ltd., London, UK; Private Collection, New York, NY, purchased from the above September 1958; The Art Exchange, Inc., New York, NY; Estate of Andrew F. Chandler, purchased from the above October 1974

Condition

The plinth: 2.75'' H. Overall good condition, with minor rubbed wear to gilt-painted decoration commensurate with age. Scattered inherent stable firing cracks, including two 1''-long cracks to base of one handle. Scattered minor losses to relief-decorated flowers and foliage of cover. Nicks and fleabites to edges of oblong base and an approximately .5''-long shallow nick to edge of bowl.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

Meissen lidded soup tureen and gilt-bronze stand

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Sep 24, 2016