A Meissen teapot and cover
Lot 73
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1723
Sold for £11,875 (US$ 19,959) inc. premium
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A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1723 A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1723 A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1723 A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1723 A Meissen teapot and cover A Meissen teapot and cover A Meissen teapot and cover
Lot Details
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1723
Of globular quatrefoil form, each gilt-edged panel finely painted with a chinoiserie scene, the spout with indianische Blumen, gilt scrollwork border below the rim, the cover with four gilt-edged panels painted with indianische Blumen, the finial moulded with gilt-edged red and blue panels, 12cm high, K.P.M. in underglaze-blue (gilding worn, tiny chips to spout) (2)

Footnotes

  • Sketches of the figure with the dragon, the seated figure with the fan, and the standing figure with the bird are on pl. 5 of the Schulz Codex, while the dancing figure and the figure seated at the table are on pl. 16.

    A service of comparable shape and decoration is in the collection of Said and Roswitha Marouf as illustrated by U.Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), cat.no. 37.
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