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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    A MEISSEN PURPLE-GROUND OVIFORM TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, IMPRESSED DREHER'S THREE CIRCLE MARK TO FOOTRIM, GILDER'S 6. MARK TO BOTH

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN PURPLE-GROUND OVIFORM TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, IMPRESSED DREHER'S THREE CIRCLE MARK TO FOOTRIM, GILDER'S 6. MARK TO BOTH
    The body, scroll handle and gilt spout of octagonal section, the body reserved with two landscape panels, one with huntsmen in a mountainous wooded landscape, the other with a galleon in a harbour with thatched buildings, within shaped quatrefoil gilt band cartouches, the octagonal cover with two similar panels and a gilt knop finial, gilt band borders (cover with chip to rim, finial restuck and with wear to gilding, teapot with minute frit to tip of spout and minute areas of wear)
    5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's Geneva, 11th May 1981, lot 140.