Meissen military cup & saucer, Napoleonic, mounted Austrian Cavalry officer of Lövenehr, c. 1810

$1,250.00 AUD

Rare Meissen Napoleonic era military theme cup & saucer, the cup with an elegant ‘square’ handle, superbly painted with a mounted cavalry officer on horseback in a landscape, inscribed ‘Cheveaux le’gers Autrichien de Lövenehr’ (Austrian Cavalry of Lovenehr) , with narrow gilt geometric border to the rims.

Crossed swords and *, impressed numbers, also small gold ’72’,

Marcolini Period,

Circa 1810

Saucer 15cm

Excellent condition with minor signs of age.

 

From a small group of similar teawares, obviously a ‘Napoleonic’ themed Meissen service. The regiments depicted allowed an earlier date to be reached. Would have been painted from a print source, not yet identified.

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