Lot 3. Meissen. Coffee pot from a Breakfast service Maria-Josephas of Poland-Saxony (1699-1757)

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Lot 3Meissen. Coffee pot from a Breakfast service Maria-Josephas of Poland-Saxony (1699-1757)
1738. Model By J. J. Kaendler, Of May, 1738.

Porcelain, partially gold and purple decorated. Vermeil mount. On a circular base birnförmiger body with slightly stepped shoulder. The Ohrhenkel from
Branches and formed with a loop ornament. To both sides of the wall with fine scallops
made up of flowers and leaves laid-in. The mount-hinged lid with
the corresponding relief decoration. On the inner side of the lid for the Service
characteristic gilding with fine purple landscape in a round Reserve. Height 22cm.
Sword brand. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
Westphalian Private Collection.

Literature:
- Pietsch, Ulrich & Banz, Claudia (surrender): Triumph of the blue swords - Meissen
Porcelain for aristocracy and bourgeoisie 1710-1815, exhibition catalogue, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, 2010, Leipzig 2010, p. 240, catalogue no. 168.
- Pietsch, Ulrich: Passion for Meissen collection Said and Roswita Marouf, Stuttgart 2010, p. 256f., Catalog No. 121.

According to current research, opinion this Service was started for Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia, but for Maria Josepha of Saxony-Poland (1699-1757) in may 1738 by Johann Joachim Kaendler.

"MAY, 1738, Bl.119r-119v
1. To Majt A Before your the Queen [Maria Josepha, wife of king Augustus III.:,
1699-1757] ordered Coffe Service Different types Of flowers gefertiget, Which on the Coppgen have been used, as Nelcken, Narcissen, and other small Blümgen more
2. A Henckel Which of these Coppgen belonging, from gefertiget like this has been all the time Two at A Coppgen gesetzet, see preventing as if he were Of Natural Ästgen grown, How the flowers have been gesetzet
3. The First Coppgen of this Arth in the Massa [porcelain] is very Tedious connected with the Above-mentioned flowers and Ästgen, sammbt the presented, corresponding to the cover of Issue of the other has been worked" (Pietsch, work reports, 2002, p. 53).

Other parts of the Services are among others in the collection
Arts and crafts Museum Berlin, such as, for example, a double handle Cup with passiger lower shell (Pietsch (Dresden, 2010) p. 240 no. 168), a coffee pot in the collection of the Grassi Museum in Leipzig (Gielke (2003) p. 172, no. 274), as well as a Couple of bouillon cups with under-Cup in the collection of the Louvre, Paris (Inv.No TH 582, TH 583)

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