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A Meissen coffee-pot and a cover
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A Meissen coffee-pot and a cover

CIRCA 1728

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A Meissen coffee-pot and a cover
Circa 1728
With an S-scoll handle and pinched spout, the body painted by J.G. Höroldt with an Oriental seated on a terrace with a dog, a peacock and an exotic bird with birds and insects in flight above, the other side with two Orientals leaning through a circular hole in a cliff, one lowering another Oriental with a long piece of cloth, the sea below, within elaborate shaped quatrefoil gilt cartouches with Böttger-lustre panels and edged with gilt and iron-red scrolls, the lower part with flowering shrubs issuing from pierced rockwork supported by a double iron-red line border, the domed cover with double annular knopped gilt finial and painted in eisenrot with flowering shrubs issuing from rockwork between concentric line borders, gilt band rims (very slight chipping to spout, chipping to upper rim, minute chipping ground from footrim, areas of slight wear)
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high overall (2)
Literature
Hermann Jedding, 'Meissener Porzellan des 18. Jahrhunderts in Hamburger Privatbesitz' Exhibition Catalogue (Hamburg, 1982), p. 76, no. 49.
Exhibited
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, 4th June - 5th September 1982.
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