London, South Kensington
30 June 2015
A PAIR OF HÖCHST SALT AND PEPPER-POTS (LACKING COVERS)
CIRCA 1760, RED WHEEL MARKS
Each decorated with a continuous scene, with Turks and Oriental merchants at a harbour to one and blackamoors in an exotic landscape to the other
4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high
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For a similar pair with covers see Kurt Röder and Michel Oppenheim, Das Höchster Porzellan auf der Jahrtausend-Ausstellung in Mainz 1925, Mainz, 1930, p. 114, pl. 122c.
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