11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 54,500
Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE HEXAGONAL TEACADDY AND COVER
Each recessed panel painted by J.G. Höroldt with half-length figures, with a couple playing cards, a servant carrying a tray, a figure beside an oven, a couple at a table, a man holding a shroud and at a desk, before rocky outcrops and beneath cloudy skies with birds and insects in flight, divided by raised moulded gilt ribs, the circular cover with a gilt rosette, bands and scrollwork (slight wear to gilt shoulders, very slight wear to ribs and cover)
4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high
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Höroldt used sheet 4 of his Schulz Codex for the majority of the figures on this teacaddy. A detail of this sheet is illustrated on p. 75. Details of the figures on this teacaddy are illustrated on the endpapers at the end of this catalogue.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Anon., sale Sotheby's London, 15th March 1983, lot 62.