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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A KASSEL BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE H C (?) MARK, INCISED 57. MARK

    Price Realised  

    A KASSEL BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE H C (?) MARK, INCISED 57. MARK
    Each side painted with a vignette of figures before turreted buildings, divided by a bird's head spout enriched in puce and a double-scroll handle, the cover with similar vignettes below a pink rose finial (losses to stem of pink rose finial, slight chipping to petals, chip to lower handle terminal, glaze chip to spout)
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high


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    See Siegfried Ducret, Die Landgräfliche Porzellanmanufaktur (Brunswick, 1960), pls. 108 & 109 for a similarly decorated kettle.

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