28 February 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,410
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A Meissen cockerel teapot
modelled with his head turned backwards, the tail forming the handle, his neck pierced to form the spout, with blue, green, brown and yellow plumage, enriched in gilt, blue crossed swords mark, circa 1735 (damaged and restored) -- 16cm. wide; and a Meissen (Marcolini) cover (damages and repair)
See illustration (2)
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Cf. Barbara Beaucamp-Markowsky, Kunstgewerbemuseum der Stadt Koln, Europäisches Porzellan und Ostasiatisches Exportporzellan Geschirr und Ziergerät (1980), p. 123, pl. 50.
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