A Meissen porcelain saucer with a Chinoiserie scene

A Meissen porcelain saucer with a Chinoiserie scene

An early, thin-walled saucer painted with a Chinese man feeding a squirrel with a Baroque palace in the background. Unmarked. Minimal rim chips, one filled chip to the underside at the 9 o'clock position, minor scratches and wear. D 13.1 cm.
Ca. 1720, decor attributed to Johann Gregorius Hoeroldt, presumably before 1723.

Provenance

Private collection, South Germany.

Literature

A cup and saucer set of the same period with strikingly similar brushwork and background in the former collection of Said and Roswitha Marouf, in Pietsch, dated to 1720-22, and described as one of the earliest examples of pieces painted by Höroldt in coloured enamels (Pietsch, Passion for Meissen, Stuttgart 2010, no. 6).

Lot 1436 Dα

Estimate:
8.000 € - 12.000 €

Result:
9.920 €