A rare Höchst faience tureen - image-1

Lot 620 Nα

A rare Höchst faience tureen

Auction 1107 - overview Cologne
15.05.2018, 11:00 - Decorative Arts
Estimate: 1.500 € - 2.000 €
Result: 6.820 € (incl. premium)

A rare Höchst faience tureen

An opulent, quintessentially rococo form. The bombé body with garlands in relief and rocaille handles resting on four scroll feet. With the original domed lid. Enamelled wheel mark with IZ:. An old stapled repair over base cracks to the body, the tip of the finial lost. H 32, W ca. 38 cm.
Ca. 1748 - 53, decor by Johann Zechinger.


Private collection, Switzerland.


For this type cf.: Reber, Die Kurmainzische Porzellan-Manufaktur Höchst, Munich 1986, p. 170 ff. Here two further tureens with the monogram of Johannes Zechinger.