31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 250
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A VOLKSTEDT BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
CIRCA 1785, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARK, INDISTINCT IMPRESSED MARK
Painted in purpurmalerei with loose bouquets of tulips, roses and other flowers and scattered sprays, the pot with an S-shaped handle, the cover with a fruit finial (shallow chip to cover, short crack to inner rim of cover, very slight wear to enamel)
5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) high
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Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 10th October 1998, lot 484.