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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 264

    A VOLKSTEDT GILT-METAL MOUNTED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER

    CIRCA 1780, THE MOUNT PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, FAINT RED LUSTRE NO. 40 AND 8 MARK TO INTERIOR OF COVER

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    A VOLKSTEDT GILT-METAL MOUNTED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER
    CIRCA 1780, THE MOUNT PROBABLY CONTEMPORARY, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, FAINT RED LUSTRE No. 40 AND 8 MARK TO INTERIOR OF COVER
    Painted in Purpurmalerei after Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki with four bust-length portraits of ladies in fashionable dress above swags of flowers suspended from branches, the lower-part with four vignettes of putti frolicking among clouds, the domed cover with a pinecone finial, with gilt lines (some very slight wear)
    10 7/8 in. (27.5 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800, Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg, Rudolstadt, Exhibition Catalogue (1999), p. 134, cat. no 134.