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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 110

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE GLOBULAR TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1723, BLUE K.P.M. MARK

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE GLOBULAR TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1723, BLUE K.P.M. MARK
    One side painted with an Oriental seated at a low table beside a vase and a monkey, a steaming brazier nearby, the other side with an Oriental seated on a low covered table playing with a monkey by vases of utensils, within shaped oval gilt line cartouches with gilt and iron-red Laub-und-bandelwerk, the loop handle and short straight spout with a delicate spray of indianische Blumen, the domed cover with a continuous landscape with trees on islands within a double iron-red line and gilt border, below a gilt oviform finial (minute chip to footrim)
    4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) high


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    The scenes on each side of this teapot, as well as those on the teabowls from the same service in the following lot, are all derived from sheet 18 of J.G. Höroldt's Schulz Codex. For the scene on the other side of this teapot with the corresponding Schulz Codex cartoon, see page 85.

    For a teabowl and saucer by a very similar hand, see Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain 1710-1750 (2008), pp. 299-300, no. 75, where the scenes are also taken from sheet 18 of the Schulz Codex.

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