Auctions → Ancient art, modern art and jewelry and clocks September 2015 → September 2015 → A cup with very delicate riding scenes in purple monochrome
Meissen, around 1740. Painting in the style of Friedrich Christian Herold. Octogonal form. Cup and saucer with very delicately painted riding scenes in landscape carried out in purple monochrome and framed by a rich gold cartouche. Fine gold scrollwork border. Crossed swords mark, both pieces with gold painter's no. '10.', the saucer with former's no. '23'. Slightly worn. Cup h. 8 cm, saucer diam. 13 cm.