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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE HEXAGONAL TEACADDY AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE HEXAGONAL TEACADDY AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725
    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.

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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Sotheby's London, 15th March 1983, lot 62.