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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 47

    A MEISSEN GOLDCHINESEN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY

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    A MEISSEN GOLDCHINESEN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY
    Decorated in the Seuter workshop with chinoiserie figures at various pursuits in garden vignettes within elaborate scroll cartouches and flanked by entwined strapwork, with richly-gilt scroll handle, spout and footrim, cover with rim chip and area of flaking to gilding, finial cracked and restored, v-shaped crack to lower-body sprayed and gilding retouched, small restored footrim chips, some rubbing and flaking to gilding
    8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high


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