18 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,200
A BÖTTGER DUTCH-DECORATED TEABOWL AND SAUCER
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1725, THE DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, INDISTINCT INCISED NUMERALS TO THE SAUCER
The saucer obverse with a dragonfly and a bird perched on flowering prunus and peony branches, the reverse and teabowl exterior applied with flowering branches enriched in colours, the teabowl interior painted with flower-sprays (section of teabowl footrim lacking, chipping to footrims, saucer reverse with small chip to one rose and bud)
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A similar example was sold by Christie's New York on 20th May 2008, lot 89.
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