A MEISSEN OCTAGONAL BÖTTGER PORCELAIN SUGAR BOX

A MEISSEN OCTAGONAL BÖTTGER PORCELAIN SUGAR BOX

Circa 1722-23
11.3 cm across, 7.4 cm high

Decorated with a continuous landscape and a figure throwing a spear at another on the cover.

This limited palette of iron-red, green, a soft mauve and brown is characteristic of the earliest phase of decoration after Johann Gregorius Herold arrived at Meissen from Vienna.

Condition:
Slight wear to gilding, no restoration

Price: £6,800