20 April 2007
A GILT-COPPER MOUNTED MEISSEN KETTLE AND FLOWER-ENCRUSTED STAND
CIRCA 1760, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS
Of globular form surmounted by an upright handle with foliate terminals, the branch-moulded handle and spout with foliate and rocaille motifs, the chained cover with a peach-form finial and gilt-dentil rims, painted front and back with a large loose bouquet indluding roses, peony, and tulips, the flower-encrusted stand pierced on two sides with trellis, raised on three rocaille feet
15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high (2)
Mrs. Addison Wheelock, New York, circa 1910.
By descent through the family.
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