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A very rare Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1725. Photo Bonhams

Painted in enamels and Böttger lustre in the manner of J.E. Stadler with a chinoiserie garden scene including a fisherman, small pagoda and flowering branches issuing from rockwork, iron-red formal borders, the well of the teabowl with a similar scene within iron-red concentric circles, the teabowl: 4.2cm high; the saucer: 12.5cm diam, incised / inside footrim of teabowl (very minor rubbing to saucer) (2). Lot 25. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 / €3,600 - 6,100 / US$ 4,800 - 8,000

NotesAnother teabowl and saucer with this rare decoration was sold by Galerie Koller, Zürich, 28 March 2011, lot 1551.

 Bonhams. 23 May 2012 10:30 a.m. London, New Bond StreetFine Meissen Porcelain from a Private Collection