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A BÖTTGER RED-STONEWARE COFFEE-POT AND COVER made for the Turkish market, of conical form with a shallow globular base, the tapering sides divided into eight panels alternately cut with diaper and polished, the neck with a broad band similarly cut and the spout issuing from a fish mouth and supported by interlocking scrolls, the onion-shaped domed cover cut with straps of diaper and a Turkish crescent (handle and finial lacking, four chips to rim and chipping to footrim), incised X inside cover for Georg Kittel, the spout with a contemporary gilt-metal hinged mount, circa 1712

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A BÖTTGER RED-STONEWARE COFFEE-POT AND COVER made for the Turkish market, of conical form with a shallow globular base, the tapering sides divided into eight panels alternately cut with diaper and polished, the neck with a broad band similarly cut and the spout issuing from a fish mouth and supported by interlocking scrolls, the onion-shaped domed cover cut with straps of diaper and a Turkish crescent (handle and finial lacking, four chips to rim and chipping to footrim), incised X inside cover for Georg Kittel, the spout with a contemporary gilt-metal hinged mount, circa 1712 17cm. high

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Cf. a similar example without a cover illustrated Stefan Bursche, Meissen Steinzeug und Porzellan des 18 Jahrhunderts Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, no. 9; various lacquered examples are known, one in Dresden illustrated Böttgersteinzeug Böttgerporzellan aus der Dresdener Porzellan Sammlung, 1969, no. 25 and elsewhere in the literature; another in the Hans Syz Collection illustrated in the catalogue, Hans Syz, J. Jefferson Miller II, Rainer Rückert, Catalogue of The Hans Syz Collection, no. 12; and another sold in these Rooms, 3 December 1984, lot 309 also with a crescent and pendant

Georg Kittel working at Meissen from 1711-12

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