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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    A MEISSEN HEXAGONAL BALUSTER TEACADDY AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725, GILDER'S 88. TO BOTH PIECES

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    A MEISSEN HEXAGONAL BALUSTER TEACADDY AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725, GILDER'S 88. TO BOTH PIECES
    The six raised gilt ribs dividing recessed panels painted in the manner of J.G. Höroldt with harbour scenes, finely dressed merchants at discussion and promenading, a man carrying a package, further figures and barrels on quaysides before distant ships and beneath cloudy skies, the top of the circular cover with interlocking gilt scrollwork, the side with a broad gilt band (minute chip to footrim of caddy and rim of cover, some wear to shoulders of caddy, minor wear to top of cover)
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high


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    Details of the figures on this teacaddy are illustrated on the endpapers at the beginning of this catalogue.

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