31 March 2008
A VOLKSTEDT SMALL BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND A COVER
CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CROSSED PITCHFORK MARK
With a bird's head spout, the double-scroll handle with leaf-moulded crest, the body painted with bouquets and flower-sprays, the domed cover with a flower finial (spout with bird's beak partially lacking, two minor chips to interior rim, cover with rim chip, finial with petals lacking and minute chip to leaf)
3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high overall (2)
Anon., sale Metz Heidelburg, 10th October 1998, lot 435.
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Cf. Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800, Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg, Rudolstadt, Exhibition Catalogue (1999), pl. 179.
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