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A KELSTERBACH GROUP OF 'DECLARATION OF LOVE OVER THE COFFEE-TABLE'
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A KELSTERBACH GROUP OF 'DECLARATION OF LOVE OVER THE COFFEE-TABLE'

CIRCA 1761-64

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A KELSTERBACH GROUP OF 'DECLARATION OF LOVE OVER THE COFFEE-TABLE'
CIRCA 1761-64
Modelled by Johann Carl Vogelmann, with a gallant and a lady seated at an oval table, the table with a coffee-pot, sugar-bowl and cup, the lady holding a cup in her hand, the gallant with his hand to his heart and with his tricorn hat under his arm, before a flat four-storey pavilion narrowing to a conical roof, with pierced windows and flanked by two cypresses beyond and framed by two arched branches of foliage meeting at the pavilion, on a rococo scroll-moulded platform on a pierced rocaille-moulded support on an elongated shaped rocaille-moulded mound base, the ends with two further cypresses above scroll supports behind two soldiers standing to attention with muskets and swords (chipping to foliate arch, ribbons, sugar-bowl, his left thumb, soldiers' swords, right soldier's musket, minute chipping to edge of base)
6 3/8 in. (16.1 cm.) high
Provenance
Otto and Magdalena Blohm Collection, sale Sotheby's London, 10th October 1961, lot 613 (£850 to Chester)
Beatrice Blohm von Rumohr Collection.
Literature
Robert Schmidt, Early European Porcelain as Collected by Otto Blohm (Munich, 1953), p. 210, no. 318 and col. pl. 84.
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Lot Essay

For other similarly composed groups, see Kurt Röder, Das Kelsterbacher Porzellan, pl. 1a.

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