• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 63

    A MEISSEN BALUSTER HOT-MILK JUG AND COVER

    CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 4. TO BOTH PIECES

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN BALUSTER HOT-MILK JUG AND COVER
    CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 4. TO BOTH PIECES
    One side painted with an estuary scene with merchants before distant ships, the other with a chapel and a castle in an extensive landscape, within shaped gilt line panels with Böttger-lustre panels, gilt scrolls and iron-red and purple Laub-und-Bandelwerk, the spout and S-scroll handle with indianische Blumen, the domed cover with a continuous estuary scene (restoration to spout, slight wear to rim of cover)
    6¼ in. (16 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.