A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735
Lot 32*
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,454) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735
Painted with a continuous chinoisere scene depicting, on one side, four figure bowing to a bearded potentate seated on a raised pedestal, the reverse with four figures flanking a table by a palm-tree, the animal spout and wishbone handle embellished in gilding, the handle also striped in iron-red, the cover with three miniature chinoiserie vignettes and a gilt pinecone finial, 10.3cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, gilt numeral 46. to both (worn on the teapot), impressed Former's mark oo for Johann Gottlieb Kühnel to the teapot (tiny flat rim chips) (2)

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  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 49
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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