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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON YELLOW-GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN KAKIEMON YELLOW-GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1730
    Of octagonal form, painted front and back with an ogival cartouche of either a bird or an insect in flight above exotic flowers, the cover and area below the spout with similar small cartouches, the scroll handle enriched in gilt and painted with a flowering vine
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    With Jas. A. Lewis & Son, Inc., New York.
    With John Sparks, 1976.


    Pre-Lot Text

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