Tête à Tête
consisting of: one tablet, one tea pot, one sugar pot, two cups and saucers.
Gilt scrollwork framed cartouches over a deep cobalt-blue ground. Very fine “Kauffahrtei- and battle scenes” at sea.
The tablet with an extremely fine sea battle scene of the capture of Gibraltar by
the anglo-dutch forces in August 1704 during the war of the Spanish succession.
Very fine polychrome decoration.
This Tête à Tête is probably a present to Lord Nelson.
Swordmark with point and Painter No.
Meissen abt. 1770
Tablet: Length 32,5 cm, Width 24 cm
Tea pot: Height 9 cm
Sugar pot: Height 9 cm
Cup and saucer: Height 5,5 cm
Saucer: Diameter 12 cm