Auctions → Ancient art, modern art and jewelry and clocks September 2015 → September 2015 → A rare Böttger tea pot with 'Hausmalerei'
Meissen, around 1715-20, the model probably by Johann Jakob Irminger in the style of a goldsmith's work, the 'Hausmalerei' around 1730. The lidded pot with prunus-relief. At the base of the spout a gold painted maskaron, the shoulder with lambrequin-relief. The wall painted in purple with the ligated monogramm 'JEH' as well as a scrollwork cartouche with Diana's head. Unmarked. Slightly worn, prof. rest. H. 10 cm. - Literature: H. Jedding, Meissener Porzellan des 18. Jh. in Hamburger Privatbesitz, Hamburg 1982, fig. 28 (here with rose-relief).