31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A KLOSTER-VEILSDORF POCKET-WATCH STAND
CIRCA 1768-70, INCISED IZc
Modelled as a scantily-draped kneeling putto supporting a scroll-moulded stand enriched in shades of puce and green, on a shaped rectangular leaf-moulded base (putto's left index finger restored)
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
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See Dieter Gielke, Europäisches Porzellan Museum für Kunsthandwerks, Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Catalogue (Leipzig), p. 65, pl. 64 for a similarly modelled watchstand and inkstand.
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Anon., sale Sotheby's, 6th June 1989, lot 140.
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