A rare Berlin soltaire in a fitted case, circa 1775
Lot 210
A rare Berlin solitaire in a fitted case, circa 1775
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,787) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Berlin solitaire in a fitted case, circa 1775
Neuzierrat, each piece painted with sprigs of roses beneath moulded gilt arches of scrollwork with pendent gilt lines entwined with foliage, enclosing a grey marbled ground around the rims, the handles and spouts embellished with gilt scrollwork, the covers with rosebud finials, comprising:
a teapot and cover;
a hot water jug and cover;
a milk jug and cover;
a sugar bowl and cover;
a teacup and saucer,
a spoon;
a lobed tray with pierced shell-moulded handles edged in puce,
all in a contemporary two-tier fitted leather case lined in pale-green silk, the tray: 37.1cm across, sceptre marks in underglaze-blue, impressed letters and numerals (haircrack to hot water jug, flat chip to rim of saucer) (12)
  1. Nette Megens
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