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A BERLIN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
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A BERLIN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER

CIRCA 1763, 22. IN PUCE AND IMPRESSED 0. , E

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A BERLIN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
CIRCA 1763, 22. IN PUCE AND IMPRESSED 0. , E
With a moulded Frauenkopf spout suspending gilt-edged drapery, the branch-moulded handle with foliate terminals, the body painted with trailing bouquets of flowers between foliate-moulded bands descending spirally from a puce-scale border, the domed cover similarly decorated below a puce flower finial (slight chipping to finial, wear to gilt rim of spout, slight wear to gilt border)
9½ in. (24 cm.) high
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Lot Essay

For another similarly moulded and decorated example (with sceptre marks), see Winfried Baer, Ilse Baer and Suzanne Grosskopf-Knaack, Von Gotzkowsky zur KPM Schloß Charlottenburg, Berlin, Exhibition Catalogue (Berlin, 1986) p. 250, Kat. P191-202, where it is dated as circa 1764.

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