31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 438
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A VOLKSTEDT BULLET-SHAPED ARMORIAL TEAPOT AND A COVER
CIRCA 1780, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARK
Painted in purpurmalerei with a coat-of-arms of an oval shield decorated with a tower below three birds, flanked by lions and surmounted by a coronet, supported on a acanthus-scroll plinth, the reverse with a loose bouquet and scattered flower-sprays, the domed cover with berry finial
5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) high
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'Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800', Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg Rudolstadt Exhibition Catalogue, (1999), p. 189 for a tête-à-tête decorated with this coat-of-arms.
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