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Meissen Chinese Half-figures (2013)
„Chinese Half-figures“ belong to the worlwide mostly admired and rare Chinoiserie decors at all. They are rated as autographic works by Johann Gregorius Höroldt. The first porcelains that show this specific particularities in painting can only be dated approximately in the early time before the introduction of the sword-mark (1722/1723).
The variety of marks which can be found on the pieces known today, offer the possibility of a chronological classification into five consecutively originating Chinese Half-figure table sets. The four cups with saucer, we are presenting belong to the third table-set, which can be dates between 1723/1724.
Lagnasco / Wallenstein
Six Tea bowls and saucers from the earliest armorial service
known to have been manufactured at Meissen (2013)
These six Böttger porcelain tea bowls and saucers came from a coffee and tea service that was one of the earliest Meissen armorial services known to us today. The alliance coat of arms and Funcke colours enable us to date it with confidence to around 1720.
The service can be assumed to have been a wedding gift from Augustus the Strong to his general and minister Count Lagnasco. The common passion about porcelain of the king and his minister makes up the historical background of this early service.
Saint Andrew the Apostle on a high pedestal (2013)
The statue of the apostle Andrew was part of the large altar garniture for the Dowager Empress Wilhelmine Amalia, the history of which is very well documented in the manufactory archives. The figure is very rare. Over and above those from the sets with the imperial coat of arms, only five further examples are known today.