18 - 19 April 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. LARRY AYRES
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN YELLOW-GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER
CIRCA 1740, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, DREHER'S * FOR WILDENSTEIN TO THE FOOTRIM
OF BULLET SHAPE WITH ELABORATE WISHBONE HANDLE AND DRAGON SPOUT, FINELY PAINTED FRONT AND BACK WITH EQUESTRIAN HARBOR VIEWS WITHIN A QUATREFOIL CARTOUCHE, THE COVER WITH STRAWBERRY FINIAL AND SIMILAR SCENES, GILT LINE RIMS
7¾ IN. (19.5 CM.) WIDE, OVERALL (2)
WITH ARTHUR WITTEKIND ANTIQUITäTTEN, BERLIN, MAY 1928.
LISA AND HEINRICH ARNHOLD COLLECTION, DRESDEN, NO. 75, AND THENCE BY DESCENT.
THE MULAGO FOUNDATION; CHRISTIE'S, NEW YORK, 23 MAY 2002, LOT 272.
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