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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    A MEISSEN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GOLDCHINESEN TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, THE AUGSBURG MOUNTS WITH MARKS FOR ELIAS ADAM

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED GOLDCHINESEN TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY, THE AUGSBURG MOUNTS WITH MARKS FOR ELIAS ADAM
    Of squat baluster form with a bird's head spout and scroll handle, decorated in the Seuter workshop with vignettes of figures at various pursuits on terraces supported by scrolls and chequered panels, the domed cover gilt with scrolls, the knop finial connected by chains to silver-gilt collars on the handle and spout, the foot with a silver-gilt mount engraved with lozenge, diaper and scroll-ornament, chip to rim and footrim, small chip to head of spout, slight rubbing to gilding, the cover and mount to foot possibly matched
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high overall


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Reichert, Munich.