A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1725
Lot 34
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1725
Sold for £7,750 (US$ 13,026) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1725
Of squat globular form with a grotesque mask at the base of the curved spout, painted on each side with a chinoiserie scene within a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red foliate scrolls and trellis panels, the spout and handle painted with indianische Blumen and flanked by insects, gilt scrollwork border below the rim, gilt-edged rims, the cover with flowering plants and a fence between gilt borders, 11.3cm high, K.P.M. and crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, gilt C. to both (some wear and minor damage, rim of cover restored) (2)

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  • Provenance:
    Reynders Collection, Amsterdam
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