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A Meissen cane handle, circa 1725-30. Photo: Bonhams.

Painted by J.E. Stadler with a continuous chinoiserie scene depicting a seated figure with a large fan in front of a standing figure holding a banner, the reverse with indianische Blumen, the top with a similar vignette within concentric circles in underglaze-blue, 5.3cm high. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,500 - 3,700)

Provenance: Anon. Sale, Sotheby's London, 14 June 1983, lot 148

Literature: U. Pietsch, Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung (1993), no. 60

Exhibited: Lübeck, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte der Hansestadt Lübeck - St. Annen-Museum, 'Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung', 14 November-31 January 1994;
Aachen, Museen der Stadt Aachen - Couven Museum, 'Frühes Meissener Porzellan aus einer Privatsammlung', 26 February-20 April 1994

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