A Meissen lilac-ground Augustus Rex vase and cover, circa 1730

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Lot 14*
A Meissen lilac-ground Augustus Rex vase and cover, circa 1730

Sold for £ 169,000 (US$ 230,533) inc. premium
A Meissen lilac-ground Augustus Rex vase and cover, circa 1730
Of ovoid form with a narrow, flared foot and cylindrical neck, each side reserved with a gilt quatrelobe cartouche painted with a chinoiserie scene, one side in the manner of J.G. Höroldt depicting a bending figure preparing tea attended by another figure holding a basket and fan, with birds in flight overhead, the reverse in the manner of J.E. Stadler showing a figure holding a parasol together with a smaller figure by flowering plants and with birds overhead, the rim of the neck with a band of scrollwork, the domed cover similarly decorated, the finial embellished in gilding, 49cm high, AR monogram in underglaze-blue (haircrack to cover) (2)

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  • Provenance:
    The Rosa Alba Collection of Meissen Porcelain
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A Meissen lilac-ground Augustus Rex vase and cover, circa 1730
A Meissen lilac-ground Augustus Rex vase and cover, circa 1730
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