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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 29

    A MEISSEN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED CHINOISERIE CREAM-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725-28, GILDER'S 1. TO BASE AND COVER, THE CONTEMPORARY AUGSBURG MOUNTS WITH MAKER'S MARK OF ELIAS ADAM

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED CHINOISERIE CREAM-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725-28, GILDER'S 1. TO BASE AND COVER, THE CONTEMPORARY AUGSBURG MOUNTS WITH MAKER'S MARK OF ELIAS ADAM
    Of squat baluster form, with a moulded scroll handle and three paw feet, painted by J.G. Höroldt with chinoiserie figures, one holding a serpent before a green-winged dragon, another riding a goat before an attendant and beside a fence with vases and shrubs, within a gilt and Böttger-lustre panelled cartouche edged with iron-red scrolls, indianische Blumen flanking the handle, the shallow domed cover with chinoiserie figures at discussion and taking tea among plants, the rims with a hinged mount with a shell and strapwork thumbpiece (slight wear to top gilt rim, wear to edge of cover, finial and top of handle)
    4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's London, 17th October 1977, lot 10.