21 - 22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
A PORTUGUESE COFFEE-POT
OPORTO, AFTER 1938, STAMPED INDISTINCTLY
After a model by François Thomas Germain, the sprially fluted pear- shaped body on openwork leaf capped scroll feet, with turned wood handle and foliage and berry spout, the hinged cover with bud finial, marked underneath and on cover bezel
10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high
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A pot of similar form by Germain, Paris, 1757, is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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