Fine Meissen Tankard
A very fine Meissen Tankard, with Dresden Silver-Gilt Mounts, gloriously painted by Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, with a chinese pavilion coloured in blue, puce and green flying a lustred and starred flag beside a rock and on either side large and colourful sprays of Indianishe Blumen, with birds and insects in flight overhead, between colurful stylised cell and scalework borders. The applied strap handle with blue scrolls and iron red flowerhead. The mounts with maker’s mark H E over Z, Dresden.
Provenance: Sammlung Osterie, Munich
Ulrich Pietsch, Preziosen, einer suddeutschen Kunstsammlung, 2001, p. 33.
R. Seyffarth, Johann Ehrenfried Stadler, der Meister der Facherchinsen, Keramos, no. 10, 1960, pp. 151-159.
Height: 6 3/4 ins. (16.5 cms.)
Item No. 1549