A Meissen porcelain service with "kauffahrtei" decor.

A Meissen porcelain service with "kauffahrtei" decor.

Comprising coffee pot, teapot, oval sugar box, slop bowl, four tea bowls and saucers. With finely painted marine and merchant navy scenes in large gilt cartouches filled with purple lustre. The bowl and pitchers additionally decorated with purple "indianische blumen". Blue crossed swords mark, gilt swords mark to the slop bowl, mass mark /, gold 96 to all pieces. The bowl restored over breakages, chips. H coffee pot 20 cm.
Early 1730s, the decor presumably Christian Friedrich Herold.

Provenance

From an old Rhenish family collection.

Literature

A similarly decorated coffee pot formerly in the Jahn collection, Hamburg, sold in Lempertz auction 641 on 12th June 1989, lot 65. A similar service with black, purple and gold decor in the Wark Collection in: Pietsch, London 2011, cat. 365 - 372.

Lot 632 Dα

Estimate:
15.000 € - 20.000 €

Result:
18.600 €