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Meissen Porcelain Blue Onion Decorated Figural Compote and Stand

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain Blue Onion Decorated Figural Compote and Stand, Germany, 19th century, the two-handled reticulated oval bowl set with applied flowers and vines and mounted atop a floral adorned pedestal with eight putti depicting the seasons, ht. 17 1/4; with a raised square shaped base with scrolled legs and floral relief, ht. 4 1/8 in.; crossed swords marks.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Compote: One putti with a hand repair (discolored); another missing scythe blade; numerous chips to flower petals.
Base: numerous chips to flowers; old rim chip repair and scattered small chip repairs.

Keywords

Germany, Blue Onion, Botany, Compote, Flower, Meissen, Petal, Porcelain

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