Three items from a Meissen porcelain service with mythological scenes

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Three items from a Meissen porcelain service with mythological scenes

Comprising two tea caddies with lids (one original and one replaced), and a sugar box with original lid. All pieces finely decorated with mythological scenes and putti amid clouds holding aloft two shields monogrammed "PS" and "AS". Blue crossed swords mark with star, illegible underglaze blue painter's mark, dreher's number 28 (one tea caddy) and 29 (sugar box). With minor chips and retouches, especially to the gilding. H sugar pot 10 cm.
Around 1780, decor attributed to Johann George Loehnig.

The depiction on the sugar box is thought to represent the birth or triumph of either Venus or Galatea. The tea caddies show depictions of Jupiter and Diana and Apollo and Daphne.

Provenance

The Dr. Annedore Müller-Hofstede Collection.

Lot 55 Dα

Estimate:
3.000 € - 4.000 €

Result:
4.000 €