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P168 - SILVER-MOUNTED MEISSEN TANKARD

Circa 1722, black painted 123 to the underside, the mounts likely later
Painted in the Chinoiserie taste with a robed figure holding a fan as other sit at a table drinking tea, within a gilt, iron-red and Böttger lustre cartouche
(cracked down side to right of handle, gilding worn)
5-3/4 in. high

PROVENANCE
Miss Isle Bischoff, New York.

LITERATURE
Cleo M. and G. Ryland Scott Jr., Antique Porcelain Digest, Newport, England, 1961, p. 191, plate 84, fig 301a

EXIBITION
On display in the Scott-Allen Collection at The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia from 1976 until 1996

For another tankard from the collection of Ilse Bischoff, described as the „companion‟ to the present example, see Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York 24 February 1978, lot 81 ($14,000).
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P168 - SILVER-MOUNTED MEISSEN TANKARD