11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A BÖTTGER FLARED TEABOWL AND SAUCER
THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1722, THE DUTCH DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, DREHER'S INCISED X TO BOTH FOOTRIMS
Each painted in iron-red with 'a lady in the pavilion' pattern and enriched in gilding, the lady's hair and knife enriched in silver, the base of the interior of the teabowl with a flower-spray and six further smaller sprays below the rim, reddish brown line rims (minute chipping to footrim of teabowl, some areas of wear to enamels and gilding)
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A similar example from the Otto Höffer Collection was sold in these Rooms on 5th July 2004, lot 15. See also the example illustrated by Hans Syz et. al. Catalogue of the Hans Syz Collection (Washington, D.C., 1979), no. 384.
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