An 18th Century Meissen Porcelain Two Handled Octagonal Cup and Saucer c.1740-1745. Painted in the Style of Johann Gottfried Klinger (1711-1781) with Shaded Holzschnittblumen (Woodcut Flowers) and Insects. The Base with Crossed Sword Marks in Underglaze Blue for the Meissen Porcelain Factory.
The outer rim of the cup has a shallow chip c.10 x 2 mm.
Diameter : 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
A Private English Collection, Mostly Consisting of Meissen Porcelain
Examples of this type of decoration include a Meissen teapot and cover see : A Distinguished Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain, Christie`s London, July 2nd 2002, lot 129.
For a Meissen teapot and a Meissen tea canister and cover with this type of decoration see : Fine European Ceramics, Including Porcelain from the Von Klemperer Collection, Bonham`s London, 8th December 2010, lots 87 and 88.
A Meissen jug and and cover sold by R&G McPherson Antiques number 23869.
Stock number: 24461.