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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    A VOLKSTEDT SILVER-MOUNTED BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARKS TO COVER AND BASE, IMPRESSED S MARK TO BASE, FRENCH IMPORT MARK TO SILVER MOUNT

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    A VOLKSTEDT SILVER-MOUNTED BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARKS TO COVER AND BASE, IMPRESSED S MARK TO BASE, FRENCH IMPORT MARK TO SILVER MOUNT
    Painted in puce camaïeu, each side with figures in harbour scenes on gilt rococo scroll half-cartouches, with a bird's head spout and double-scroll handle moulded with a waved form cresting, the silver-mounted neck cast to form an everted rim, with a flower-spray finial (minor chipping to petals and leaves of finial, slight wear to gilding)
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high


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