6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A MEISSEN SMALL GOLDCHINESEN BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER
CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY
Decorated in the Seuter workshop with chinoiserie figures at various pursuits in terraced gardens supported on scrollwork plinths, below a scroll-and-dot ornament border, with richly-gilt wishbone handle and facetted spout, the flat cover with an acorn finial, very slight chipping to tip of spout, minute wear to gilding
3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high
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Acquired from Gräfin von Wallwitz, Munich.