11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A MEISSEN GOLDCHINESEN HEXAGONAL TEACADDY AND COVER
CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY
Decorated in the Seuter workshop, three sides with Orientals beside tables and tending a fire beside palm trees on scroll, foliage and trellis supports, alternating with three sides decorated with birds perched on leafy branches, divided by raised gilt ribs, the circular cover with gilt foliage scrolls and the sides with a broad gilt band (slight wear to shoulders, ribs and cover)
4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high
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A detail of the panel with two figures by a table is illustrated on p. 74.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Anon., sale Christie's Geneva, 7th May 1979, lot 115.
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