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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CHOCOLATE-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1745

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEISSEN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CHOCOLATE-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1745
    Of cylindrical fluted and reeded form with Altbrandenstein ozier-moulded borders, each side of the body painted with figures in landscape vignettes, one side with Harlequin, Pierrot and Columbine, the other with a couple beside a table, the foliage scroll-moulded spout and handle terminal enriched in gilding, the terminal fitted with a turned wood handle, the pierced domed cover mounted with a gilt-metal handle finial and hinged cover (minor wear to gilding, chipping to footrim, cracks to handle terminal, cover with minute rim chip)
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high overall


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF H. FREIFRAU SPIES V. BÜLLESHEIM, WESTFALEN