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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 214

    A BÖTTGER CHINOISERIE TEABOWL AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1720-1725, IRON-RED III AND IIII, RESPECTIVELY, LUSTRED 3. TO EACH

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A BÖTTGER CHINOISERIE TEABOWL AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1720-1725, IRON-RED III AND IIII, RESPECTIVELY, LUSTRED 3. TO EACH
    Painted with either a figure taking tea or with a basket of ducks on his back within a gilt, iron-red and Böttger lustre scroll cartouche; together with a Meissen Chinoiserie clobbered teabowl and saucer and a Meissen Hausmalerei saucer likely painted by Ferner
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) diameter, the saucer (5)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 April 1978, lot 23 (the Böttger teabowl and saucer).
    Anonymous sale; Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 2 December 1968, lot 803 (the Meissen teabowl and saucer).
    With The Art Exchange, New York, 1963 (the Hausmalerei saucer).