20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 875
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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With S. Berges, New York, 1951 (the Meissen teapot).
With S. Berges or John Sparks, 1971 (the Copenhagen teapot).