Meissen Schwartz salt with chinoiserie silhouettes, C. 1785

$1,450.00 AUD

Rare Meissen salt, the bombe shape with oval interior, decorated in the Schwartz lacquer-work style with a deep brown ground and tooled gold flower sprigs, the interior with a chinoiserie scene of a chinaman and a squirrel before a low table with a flaming candle. Crossed swords and * mark in underglaze blue, impressed number, Marcolinin period, Circa 1785


small rim restoration, minor gilt wear


9x7cm, 4cm high


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