31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
AN ANSBACH SMALL BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER
CIRCA 1775, UNDERGLAZE BLUE A. MARK
With a lion's head spout and scroll handle, the body painted with river landscape vignettes within gilt quatrefoil rocaille scroll cartouches, the cover with a fruit finial, within gilt line rims (restoration to rim of teapot extending into body and edge of one cartouche, associated retouching to gilding, small chip to tip of spout, restoration to stem and leaves of finial)
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high
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