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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL MOUNTED GOLDCHINESEN TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, LUSTRED J MARK

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    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL MOUNTED GOLDCHINESEN TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, LUSTRED J MARK
    Of baluster form, with a stalk handle, the curved spout with a gaping mask terminal, decorated in Augsburg at the Seuter workshop with vignettes of figures at various pursuits on scrollwork supports, the domed cover with birds among branches, with silver-gilt chain and a replacement gilt-metal spout, the spout reduced, minor chipping to interior flange of cover, some areas of wear to gilding
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    A similar example was sold at Christie's London, 21 September 1992, lot 73.

    See also S. Ducret, Meissener Porzellan, (Braunschweig, 1972), Vol. I, nos. 174 & 175.

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