31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 438
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
A GERMAN PORCELAIN PIPE TAMPER
CIRCA 1765, PROBABLY KLOSTER VEILSDORF
Modelled as a standing Oriental gentleman, his hands clasped, wearing a yellow hat and robe and a long jacket with indianische Blumen, edged in gilding, on a circular mound base (minute wear to gilding)
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high
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