31 March 2008
A KLOSTER-VEILSDORF BALUSTER MONOGRAMMED COFFEE-POT AND COVER
CIRCA 1780, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CV MARK, PUCE PAINTER'S R. MARK POSSIBLY FOR ROSCHLAU
With a scroll-moulded wishbone handle and reeded and scroll-moulded spout, the domed cover with an artichoke finial, painted on each side with the initial S formed from flowers within puce foliate cartouches edged with further blooms, the plain ground and cover painted with scattered sprigs (minor scratching to enamels)
8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high
Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 24th April 2004, lot 518.
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Cf. Helmut Scherf, Thüringer Porzellan (Leipzig, 1980), no. 119 and 120 for similar coffee-pots.
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