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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1231

    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

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    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


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    Provenance

    Bequest of Frances Oliver, 1972.


    Literature

    G. Andrews & L. Cole, Porcelain from the Frances Oliver Collection, Alabama, 1980, p. 27.