• Sale 7969

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Glass, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    7 June 2011, London, King Street

  • Lot 77

    A MEISSEN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND A MEISSEN COVER

    THE COFFEE-POT CIRCA 1730, THE COVER PERHAPS SLIGHTLY LATER, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 27. AND DREHER'S A TO COFFEE-POT AND GILDER'S 96 TO COVER

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND A MEISSEN COVER
    THE COFFEE-POT CIRCA 1730, THE COVER PERHAPS SLIGHTLY LATER, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 27. AND DREHER'S A TO COFFEE-POT AND GILDER'S 96 TO COVER
    Painted with merchants at discussion on quaysides within elaborate Böttger-lustre, trellis, foliage-scroll, iron-red, purple and gilt cartouches, the ground with sprays of indianische Blumen, the neck and spout with a band of interlocking scrollwork (chip to rim and slight blemish to spout, restoration to finial)
    6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high (excluding cover) (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, Geneva, 26 April 1972, lot 224.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR