6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 625
A MEISSEN CYLINDRICAL CHOCOLATE-POT
CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, PRESSNUMMER 21, GILDER'S MARK, PAINTED INVENTORY NO. 25847
Of cylindrical form with richly-gilt leaf-moulded spout and handle, painted en camaïeu bleu with vignettes of figures in woodland landscapes after Watteau, below a gilt diaper, fret and scroll-border bands, minor flaking to enamel and gilding
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
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Acquired from Blumka, New York.