11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 120,500
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
A BÖTTGER BLACK GLAZED RED STONEWARE SILVER-MOUNTED BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
Modelled by Johann Jakob Irminger, of square section, the scroll handle with chanelled sides and studded exterior, the curved square section spout issuing from a monster's jaws, a double-scroll support above, glazed to simulate black lacquer and enriched with gilt lines at the edges, each side of the body moulded with bouquets painted in red and green, below gilt husks at the rim, the domed cover with a knop finial connected by a chain to collars on the handle and spout, the stepped square foot with foliate mounts
6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm.) high
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Please note that there are some slight firing cracks resulting in faint surface cracks to the laquer on the lower part.
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