A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735
Lot 32*
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,027) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735 A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1735
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)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 49
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

Contacts
  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, United Kingdom W1S 1SR
    Work +44 20 7468 8348
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8252
  2. Sebastian Kuhn
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, United Kingdom W1S 1SR
    Work +44 20 7468 8384
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8252
Similar Items