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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 33

    A VIENNA STYLE GOLD AND COBALT-BLUE GROUND TEA-KETTLE, 'TANZ' AND 'WERBUNG'

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, BLUE BEEHIVE MARK

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    A VIENNA STYLE GOLD AND COBALT-BLUE GROUND TEA-KETTLE, 'TANZ' AND 'WERBUNG'
    Late 19th/20th century, blue beehive mark
    Of globular form with gilt-bronze dolphin-form and porcelain bail handle, the cover with a knop finial connected to the handle by a short chain, painted with a continuous view of children dancing and courting within gilt bands of trellis and scrolls
    8 in. (20.3 cm) high, overall


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    For a nearly identical example see The Collection of Dr. W.A. Criswell, sold to benefit Criswell College, Christie's, New York, 9 April 2008, lot 208.