MEISSEN c.1740 – 1745. German Hard-Paste Porcelain

An 18th Century Meissen Porcelain Teabowl and Saucer c.1740-1745. The Battle Scene after an Engraving Relates to a Meissen Porcelain Coffee or Waterpot in the Rijksmuseum (See reference below).


Very gold, a tiny amount of minor rubbing to the saucer.
Diameter saucer : 13 cm (5 inches). Diameter Teabowl : 8 cm ( 3 1/8 inches).
From a Private Collection of 18th Century European Porcelain.
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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).