A pair of Höchst faience capercaillie tureens - image-1
A pair of Höchst faience capercaillie tureens - image-2
A pair of Höchst faience capercaillie tureens - image-1A pair of Höchst faience capercaillie tureens - image-2

Lot 926 Dα

A pair of Höchst faience capercaillie tureens

Auction 1159 - overview Cologne
13.11.2020, 09:30 - Decorative Arts incl. the Renate and Tono Dreßen Collection
Estimate: 12.000 € - 16.000 €
Result: 15.000 € (incl. premium)

A pair of Höchst faience capercaillie tureens

Modelled as a pair of birds crouching in nests of flowers and leaves on quatrefoil dishes. The upper halves of the bodies forming the lids. Blue mark 2 to the base and interior, one bird marked c to the interior. Minor rim chips and cracks. H 18.7 and 18.1 cm.
C. 1746 - 58.

Provenance

Gerhard Röbbig art dealers, Munich.
Private collection, Westphalia.

Literature

A further example in: Reber, Die Kurmainzische Porzellan-Manufaktur Höchst, vol. II: Fayencen, Munich 1986, illus. 60, p. 79.