A Meissen cylindrical chocolate pot and cover
Lot 41
A Meissen cylindrical chocolate pot and cover, circa 1740-45
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,084) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen cylindrical chocolate pot and cover, circa 1740-45
Finely painted with a continuous Kauffahrtei scene depicting merchants and their wares by a quayside with iron-red line borders, the cover with a similar scene, the rims painted with Holzschnittblumen and insects, the spout and handle mount gilt, mounted with a git-metal vent cover, 12.3cm high (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild Collection, Berlin;
    The Kahlenberg Collection
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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