Meissen Cabaret Tea Service painted with Mining and Miners

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A rare Meissen Cabaret Tea Service Painted with Mining Decoration, comprising: a quatrelobed tray with stylised puce edged handles, a teapot, milk jug, sugar box and cover, two teacups and saucers and one spoon. Each piece exceptionally well painted with miners and inspector generals and officials at various activities of their work, beside mining shafts, heaps of gilded coal, chopping wood and a rare scene of rest and playful pursuits.

Circa 1760

Provenance
From the collection of Dr Karl Lanz bought from Hugo Helbing Auction Munich 1930, lot 69. And Private Swiss collection.

Exhibited

Dimensions
Length of tray: 17 Ins (44.5cms.)
Height of teapot: 3 1/2 Ins (9cms)
Height of milk jug: 3 1/2 Ins (9cms)

Item No. 1658

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