Lot 91: Meissen Mocha Service 1001 Nacht, 16-Pieces, 1980's
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Porcelain, polychrome and gold painting
Porcelain Factory Meissen, second half 20th century
Each with underglaze blue crossed sword marks, painter signet as well as former and model numbers as well as date codes
Form: Großer Ausschnitt around 1975 and 1978 by Ludwig Zeptner (1931-2010)
Décor 1001 Nacht, 1973 by Heinz Werner (born 1928)
1 mocha pot, 1 sugar bowl, 1 creamer, 1 bowl and 6 cups with matching saucers
Height of the mocha pot: 16.8 cm
The form called Großer Ausschnitt was created by Ludwig Zeptner who was inspired by the shape of the water lily as it is illustrated by the leaf-shaped plates, the pots are reminiscent of swans, the knobs of the lids are shaped like the stamens of water lilies. The exclusive decor Arabian Nights is one of the richest and most expensive designs by Meissen, a recurring theme in the fantastic world of fairy tales.
The mocha service is in very good condtion. (bde)
Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.