31 March 2008
A BADEN-BADEN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER
CIRCA 1778, IMPRESSED i
Painted with a large bouquet of flowers and two smaller bouquets, the S-scroll handle with a flower-spray, the domed cover with flowers below a flower finial (minor scratching to enamels)
8¼ in. (21 cm.) high
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René Simmermacher, Gebrauchskeramik in Südbaden, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, July-November 2002 Exhibition Catalogue (Karlsruhe, 2002), pl. 4.
Cf. Michael Newman, Die deutschen Porzellan-Manufakturen im 18. Jahrhundert (Brunswick, 1977), Vol. II, p. 167, Abb. 97 for a similar coffee-pot. A related slightly larger coffee-pot is in the Enid Goldblatt Collection at the Bowes Museum.
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