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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 313

    A VOLKSTEDT SMALL BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND A COVER

    CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED PITCHFORK MARK

    Price Realised  

    A VOLKSTEDT SMALL BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND A COVER
    CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED PITCHFORK MARK
    With a bird's head spout, the double-scroll handle with leaf-moulded crest, the body painted with bouquets and flower-sprays, the domed cover with a flower finial (spout with bird's beak partially lacking, two minor chips to interior rim, cover with rim chip, finial with petals lacking and minute chip to leaf)
    3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high overall (2)


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    Cf. Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800, Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg, Rudolstadt, Exhibition Catalogue (1999), pl. 179.

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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Metz Heidelburg, 10th October 1998, lot 435.