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    Posted 3 years ago

    Byblox
    (5 items)

    I'd like your opinions on this lovely period Meissen cup. It's not quatrefoil shape, it's more fluted than that. It is astonishingly well painted, you can even see the folds in the clothes of the boatmen. It's very small and has a wonderful twist handle. There's no damage, rings when tapped. It has a pink ground, panels of pink with flowers and the scenic panels framed by white and gilt, even gilt border on the inside. All the painting is amazing and I feel I know quality when I see it. It's just an oddity I picked up, it's too fancy for my Art Deco preferences! It's a mini work of art, I know it would have had a saucer but it's all alone. It's lovely and interesting but I'm aware it could be a copy or a later piece, however it's so well painted I doubt that it's 'wrong' but I may be wrong myself. Any help appreciated.

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    1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 3 years ago
      http://gaukartifact.com/2013/03/07/meissen-mark-crossed-swords/
    2. fleafinder fleafinder, 3 years ago
      beautiful!
    3. Byblox, 3 years ago
      Anyone hazard a guess at this items age?
    4. inky inky, 3 years ago
      Your cup is possibly from the 1700’s and painted by Helena Wolfsohn..if you google her name and add porcelain...you will see more, similar to yours..hope this has helped...:-)
    5. Byblox, 3 years ago
      Thank you for your help.
    6. Byblox, 3 years ago
      Is this Meissen or later, what do you think?
    7. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Wow Inky! Great knowledge there!!

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