An early Meissen saucer, after 1713. Photo: Bonhams.

The reverse applied with a band of moulded foliate motifs, 13.4cm diam. (miniscule rim chips). Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,200 - 1,900)

A teabowl and saucer with similar applied decoration and painted in enamel colours in the Funcke workshop, Dresden, is in the Arnhold Collection, New York (M. Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain 1710-50 (2008), no. 68).

Bonhams. FINE EUROPEAN CERAMICS. London, New Bond Street, 18 Jun 2014http://www.bonhams.com/