Lot 41. A Meissen Hausmaler saucer, circa 1742-44. Estimate £600 - 800 (€750 - 1,000). Photo: Bonhams.
Painted in Bayreuth in the workshop of J.F. Metzsch by J.C. Glaser with a chinoiserie scene, a gilt border to the rim, the underside with moulded fruiting vines embellished with polychrome enamels, 12.9cm diam., crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed 2 (minor wear).
Provenance: With Hoff Antiques, London;
Acquired from the above in 1987;
The Collection of Eveline Newgas
Note: Johann Christoph Glaser was a painter at the Metzsch workshop in Bayreuth between 1742-44, before moving to Fürstenberg. See S. Ducret, Fürstenberger Porzellan (1965), II, p. 221, pls. 264 and 265. The same scene appears on a Fürstenberg saucer painted by Glaser, sold by Christie's Geneva, 25 April 1977, lot 58 (part).