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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 124

    A VOLKSTEDT BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1775, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARK TO INTERIOR OF COVER AND BASE OF TEAPOT

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    A VOLKSTEDT BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1775, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARK TO INTERIOR OF COVER AND BASE OF TEAPOT
    With a long neck and wishbone-shaped handle, the body painted in puce camaïeu with figures before buildings and a bridge in wooded river and mountain landscape vignettes, above gilt rocaille ornament and scattered flower-sprays, the cover similarly decorated with lesser landscape vignettes below a knop finial, within gilt line rims (restored chipping to rim of cover, restoration to spout and palmette decoration below, wear and retouching to gilding, area of wear to puce enamels, areas of associated retouching to gilding)
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 19th October 2002, lot 92.