07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Dresden Porcelain Chinoiserie Decorated and Pewter-mounted Stein

$15,405$13,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Dresden Porcelain Chinoiserie Decorated and Pewter-mounted Stein, late 18th century, with indistinct underglaze blue crossed swords or arrow mark, cylindrical, painted with a scene of Chinese men enjoying an alfresco meal under a palm tree, flanked by Kakiemon-style flower stems, the pewter lid with reeded ball thumbpiece, ht. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

No cracks, chips, or repairs. Age typical loss to enamel and gilt. Some areas of darkening to the ground on handle.