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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 90

    A MEISSEN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND DOMED COVER

    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S NUMERAL 17. TO BOTH

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND DOMED COVER
    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S NUMERAL 17. TO BOTH
    Painted in Schwarzlot with harbour scenes with figures in conversation and at various pursuits before ships, within oviform gilt line cartouches with flattened ends above and below and with Böttger-lustre panels, purple diaper panels supporting small vases and edged with purple scrolls shaded in lustre, flanked by purple indianische Blumen, the scroll handle with further indianische Blumen, below a gilt Laub-und-Bandelwerk border, the rim and footrim with broad gilt bands, the domed cover with a continuous landscape about a gilt onion finial and above concentric iron-red circles, within a gilt band border (small areas of wear to the gilding)
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high


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    A detail of the other scene on this coffee-pot is illustrated on p. 110.

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