31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN EARLY MEISSEN PORCELAIN SMALL GILT-WHITE TEAPOT AND COVER
CIRCA 1725, TRACES OF LUSTRED INITIALS TO POT AND COVER, THE AUGSBURG DECORATION ALMOST CONTEMPORARY AND LIKELY BY THE SEUTER WORKSHOP
With richly-gilt wishbone handle and facetted spout, the cover with acorn finial, the sides with vignettes of figures fishing or standing before ruins and a farm house in a landscape
4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Bequest of Frances Oliver, 1972.
G. Andrews & L. Cole, Porcelain from the Frances Oliver Collection, Alabama, 1980, p. 27.
Christie’s specialists Emma Kronman, Alan Wintermute and François de Poortere on the unearthing of 5 exciting and ..
International Academic Director Rosemary Scott peels back the layers of meaning in peonies, jasmine, morning glories and more
Expert tips on caring for treasured pieces — from avoiding tarnish to going easy on the Brussels sprouts
Every piece of jewellery has a story to tell — here, our specialists recount some of their most memorable experiences