London, South Kensington
24 May 2001
A Meissen bullet-shaped teapot and cover
with flowerhead finial, birdhead spout and wishbone handle, painted with vignette of a pheasant couple before a landscape with a house and church, the reverse with similar scene, within elaborate scrolling cartouche, below an ozier moulded border painted with flower sprigs, blue crossed swords mark, circa 1770 (some restoration) -- 19cm. wide
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