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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 263

    A BERLIN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1775-80, UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCEPTRE AND INDISTINCT MARK, IMPRESSED K

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    A BERLIN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1775-80, UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCEPTRE AND INDISTINCT MARK, IMPRESSED K
    With a scroll-moulded handle and spout enriched with gilt fronds, the body painted en camaïeu rose with putti holding doves and fruiting vine frolicking among clouds, below a broad yellow ozier-moulded border gilt with panels of meandering leaves, the domed cover similarly painted with vignettes of putti below a bud finial (replacement finial, restored rim chip to cover, shallow chip to upper rim of coffee-pot, some rubbing to gilding)
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    With Daniela Kumpf, Wiesbaden.