A porcelain dish with a merchant navy scene

A porcelain dish with a merchant navy scene

Border and centre decorated with a finely painted harbour scene in black schwarzlot with incised outlines and picked out in gilt. Unmarked, mass mark / to the basal ring. A rim chip to the underside to the 5 o'clock position, minor wear to the gilding. D 12.5 cm.
Presumably Meissen, ca. 1720; decor attributed to Ignaz Preissler, 1720s/1730s.


Private collection, South Germany.


Pieces with similar harbour scenes in the Hans Syz Collection (cat.: Washington 1979, Vol. I, no. 351 f.), here with references to the designs by the Nuremberg based painters Johann Schaper and Johann Ludwig Faber.

Lot 1450 Dα

2.000 € - 2.500 €

2.480 €