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A Zürich globular teapot and cover
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A Zürich globular teapot and cover

CIRCA 1770, BLUE Z AND .. MARK, INCISED 2 AB

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A Zürich globular teapot and cover
Circa 1770, blue Z and .. mark, incised 2 AB
The triple-scroll handle and spout enriched with puce, the spout formed as a serpent issuing from foliage, each side of the body painted with large bouquets of flowers including a tulip, carnation, peony and roses, with a flower-spray below the spout and handle, the small flat cover with two flower-sprays flanking a pink flower finial (small chip to tip of spout, minute chip to upper rim and to rim of cover, slight chipping to flange of cover and foliage terminals)
3¾ in. (9.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Alfred Schwarzenbach Collection, sale Sotheby's Zürich, 7th May 1974, lot 9
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
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