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A museum-like tankard with Saxonian-Polish coat of arms from the Saxonian coronation service


A museum-like tankard with Saxonian-Polish coat of arms from the Saxonian coronation service

Lot-Nr. 319 |


A museum-like tankard with Saxonian-Polish coat of arms from the Saxonian coronation service | Result 9.300 €

Meissen, around 1745. Cylindric form, silver lid with Moscow town mark and hall mark: 'HE', gilt interior. On the front painted with a large Saxonian-Polish-Lithuanian coat of arms below a golden royal crown, framed by a cartouche with scrollwork and stylized leaves. Sideways indian flowers in kakiemon style. At the unglazed bottom: 'K.P:C.W.31' in purple. Silver lid with engraved scrollwork and monogram 'EVB', gilt interior and with year mark: 'A: 1748'. H. 16,8 cm (without lid); diam. 11,7 cm. - The tankard can be assigned to the so-called 'coronation service' for the Saxonian electoral prince Friedrich August II. (1696-1763), created on the occasion of the coronation as King of Poland in 1734. As in the inventory isn't listed a tankard, it is likely that it is part of a an additional delivery manufactured 10 or 15 years later. Many pieces exist until today in the collection of porcelain in Dresden. - Exhibition: Collection of porcelain of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, inv. no.. PE 1326 (lidded tureen)

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