31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 250
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A VOLKSTEDT PORTRAIT COFFEE-CAN AND TREMBLEUSE SAUCER
CIRCA 1770, PUCE PITCHFORK MARKS
Painted in puce camaïeu with bust-length portraits of a bearded man in profile and a young lady with curled hair wearing a cap, the trembleuse saucer with a similar portrait and a lady wearing a ribbon and beads in her curled hair, within oval gilt line cartouches and gilt rims (some wear to gilding)
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Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 19th October 2002, lot 698.