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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 28

    A GERMAN POLYCHROME DECORATED PAPIER MACHE AND 'TÔLE PEINTE' TEA-CADDY

    ATTRIBUTED TO STOBWASSER, BRAUNSCHWEIG, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN POLYCHROME DECORATED PAPIER MACHE AND 'TÔLE PEINTE' TEA-CADDY
    ATTRIBUTED TO STOBWASSER, BRAUNSCHWEIG, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With a simulated tortoiseshell ground decorated with pearl-framed roundels depicting various views of wooded landscapes, the hinged lid enclosing a fitted interior with three conformingly decorated containers
    12 cm. high x 24 cm. wide x 12 cm. deep


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    A comparable tea-caddy is illustrated in H. Huth, Lacquer of the West, Chicago, 1971, plate 350.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF AN IMPORTANT GERMAN FAMILY (LOTS 1-46)