A NYMPHENBURG GOLDCHINESEN MILK-JUG AND COVER
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A NYMPHENBURG GOLDCHINESEN MILK-JUG AND COVER

CIRCA 1761-4, IMPRESSED SHIELD MARK ABOVE DREHER'S . TO FOOTRIM

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A NYMPHENBURG GOLDCHINESEN MILK-JUG AND COVER
CIRCA 1761-4, IMPRESSED SHIELD MARK ABOVE DREHER'S . TO FOOTRIM
Of baluster form with a double-scroll handle, decorated in the manner of the Seuter workshop, one side with an Oriental entertaining children, the other with a musician playing a horn, a figure nearby, on terraces with trees, fences and shrubs on interlocking scroll supports, below a scalloped gilt band border edged with husks and beaded C-scrolls, the domed cover with two birds flanking a gilt knop finial, within a similar border (very slight wear to gilding, cover with minute chip to underisde of rim, finial a restored replacement)
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
Provenance
Anon., sale Christie's London, 24th March, 1969, lot 46
With A. Torre, from whom it was acquired in 1969.
Special notice
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.

Lot Essay

For other Nymphenburg pieces with Goldchinesen decoration, see A. Ziffer, op. cit. (Stuttgart, 1997), nos. 561-563.

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