A Meissen oval sugar box and cover. Circa 1724.

Each moulded with four gilt-edged fluted divisions, finely painted in the manner of J.G. Höroldt with chinoiserie scenes depicting figures and various animals, the vignettes on the cover above bands of gilt Laub- und Bandelwerk, 12cm across, K.P.M. and crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue (cover flange chipped, small flat chip to underside of rim of cover, some flaking to gilt rim and wear to scrollwork on cover) (2) - Sold for £16,800

Bonhams. Fine European Ceramics, 3 Dec 2008. New Bond Street. Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved. www.bonhams.com