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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 218

    A KLOSTER VEILSDORF BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1770-75, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CV MONOGRAM, SIGNED STOCKMAR IN PUCE

    Price Realised  

    A KLOSTER VEILSDORF BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1770-75, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CV MONOGRAM, SIGNED Stockmar IN PUCE
    Painted by Stockmar with two equestrian scenes of figures a in landscape, the cover with lesser landscape vignettes, within puce mosaic-pattern borders edged with gilt scrolls, the scroll handle, bud finial and scroll-moulded spout richly-gilt (faint hairline cracks around finial, a faint crack extending from a firing fault to lower handle terminal, slight rubbing to gilding)
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high


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    See Helmut Scherf, Thüringer Porzellan (Leipzig, 1980), no. 121 for a chinoiserie coffee-pot of similar form, and no. 118 for a thread-stand with a similar border.

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    Provenance

    With René Simmermacher, Zürich, from whom it was acquired on 19th June 2002
    Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 20th 0ctober 2001, lot 725.