Mark to Both Bases, Crossed Swords in Underglaze Blue for the Meissen Porcelain Factory. Gilders Mark ’24’ to the Teabowl and to the Saucer.
For a Meissen Porcelain coffee or waterpot in the Rijksmuseum with simialr scenes and gilding see : Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum (Abraham L. den Blaauwen, Waanders Publishers,2000. ISBN 90 400 9496 9) pages 320 and 321. The author states that the scenes were taken from a print by Jacob Andreas Fridrich (1684-1751) after G.P Rugendas (1666-1742) as an illustration to Virgil’s Aeneid (Book 9).