• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 88

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN CHINOISERIE TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 29 TO BOTH POT AND COVER, DREHER'S LINKED OO TO THE FOOTRIM

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN CHINOISERIE TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S 29 TO BOTH POT AND COVER, DREHER'S LINKED OO TO THE FOOTRIM
    The bullet-shape pot with wishbone handle and faceted angled burnished gilt spout, continuously painted after drawings from the Schulz Codex with Chinoiserie figures at leisure pursuits on a green terrace above concentric iron-red lines, the cover with ball finial and similarly painted
    4 in. (10.1 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND