MEISSEN, Academic Period 1763 – 1774 German Hard-Paste Porcelain

An 18th Century Meissen Sugar-Shaker with Ogee Moulding and Painted with Flowers. The Crossed Swords Marks with a Single Line Cancellation Mark, Possibly Due to a Firing Fault in the Pierced Cover.


Condition: Very good, one leaf of the finial chipped. Small chips to the unglazed rim of the screw to the base.

Size: Height : 18 cm (7 inches)



Stock number: 21898

Meissen Academic Period 1763 – 1774 :
This sugar-shaker was produced during Meissen`s Academic Period, commonly referred to as the Dot Period (1763 – 1774) due to the mark which included a dot between the hilts of the crossed-swords. This period comes directly after the Seven Years War (1756-63), which concluded with the treaties of Hubertusburg and Paris in 1763. It was a time when the factory and indeed much of Europe was recovering from this protracted conflict. It resulted in some 900,000 to 1,400,000 deaths.

Stock number: 21898.