10 July 2007
A MEISSEN KAKIEMON BALUSTER OIL-JUG AND COVER
CIRCA 1735, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK
Painted with the Koreanische Löwe pattern, the reverse with indianische Blumen beneath a Sulkowski ozier border with scattered flower-sprays and insects, the faceted curved bird's head spout with a moulded satyr's mask terminal flanked by lustre scrolls, the double-scroll handle edged in puce (minute chip to handle terminal and tip of spout)
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high
Anon., sale Ruef, Munich, 11th December 1985, lot 195.
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Another example (without ozier borders) was sold by Sotheby's New York on 6th June 1973, lot 12.
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