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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    A MEISSEN TEAPOT AND A COVER AND A COPENHAGEN TEAPOT AND COVER

    THE FIRST CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK; THE SECOND CIRCA 1780-1790, BLUE TRIPLE WAVE MARK, INCISED I 12

    Price Realised  

    A MEISSEN TEAPOT AND A COVER AND A COPENHAGEN TEAPOT AND COVER
    THE FIRST CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK; THE SECOND CIRCA 1780-1790, BLUE TRIPLE WAVE MARK, INCISED I 12
    The first with wishbone handle, painted in blue and enriched in gilt in the Fels und Vogel pattern, the cover likely that of the hot-milk jug from the same service; the second spiral-molded and painted with fruit and a mushroom, the slightly domed cover with a rose-form finial
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) wide overall, the first; 6½ in. (16.4 cm.) wide overall, the second (4)


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    Provenance

    With S. Berges, New York, 1951 (the Meissen teapot).
    With S. Berges or John Sparks, 1971 (the Copenhagen teapot).


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