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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

    A MEISSEN SMALL GOLDCHINESEN BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1725, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Acquired from Gräfin von Wallwitz, Munich.