Sale: 408 / Harry Beyer Collection, May 15. 2013 in Munich Lot 131

 

131
Höchst
Das zerbrochene Ei
Porcelain
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 678
Sold:
€ 375 / $ 423

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Das zerbrochene Ei. 18th century.
, white, glazed. Polychrome.
Height: 12,3 cm (4,8 in).
Model by Johann Peter Melchior, 1771.
Bottom inscribed with embosser's mark "M.S." (scratched) and blue wheel mark under electoral hat (painted).

LITERATURE: Oppenheim, Michael, Johann Peter Melchior als Modellmeister in Höchst, Frankfurt/Main 1957, pp. 24f., illu. 2.
Thelen, Klaus (publisher), Johann Peter Melchior, 1747-1825. Bildhauer und Modellmeister in Höchst, Frankenthal und Nymphenburg, Gelsenkirchen 1997, pp. 74f., illu. 150 (unpainted variant).

Called up: ca. 15.05 h +/- 20 min.




131
Höchst
Das zerbrochene Ei
Porcelain
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 678
Sold:
€ 375 / $ 423

(incl. 25% surcharge)