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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE TWO-HANDLED OLLIO-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725-30

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    A MEISSEN CHINOISERIE TWO-HANDLED OLLIO-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725-30
    Of shallow bucket form with a flat spreading top rim, painted by J.G. Höroldt with Orientals taking tea among furniture and steaming kettles, urns, fences and flowering plants within Böttger-lustre panelled gilt cartouches edged by red scrolls, with indianische Blumen below the angular handles and on the three scroll feet, the shallow domed cover with a triple gilt knop finial surrounded by three chinoiserie vignettes, a band of gilt scrolls and iron-red and white flowers and foliage (chipping to feet and footrim, edge of cover ground and with minor chipping, slight wear to finial)
    6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) diam.


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    For a ormolu-mounted ollio-pot with identical borders and cartouches, almost certainly originally the pair to the present example, see Richard Seyffarth, Johann Gregorius Höroldt (Dresden, 1981), pls. 24-26, and also Ulrich Pietsch, Johann Gregorious Höroldt 1696-1775 Porzellansammlung Zwinger, Dresden, Exhibition Catalogue (1996), pp. 158-159.

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