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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 270

    A VOLKSTEDT BULLET-SHAPED ARMORIAL TEAPOT AND A COVER

    CIRCA 1780, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARK

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    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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