An octagonal purple-ground coffee pot and cover circa 1735
Lot 64*
A Meissen octagonal purple-ground coffee pot and cover, circa 1740
£10,000 - 12,000
US$ 17,000 - 20,000
Lot Details
A Meissen octagonal purple-ground coffee pot and cover, circa 1740
Each side reserved with a gilt-edged shaped quatrelobe panel painted with, on one side, a Kauffahrtei scene of merchants and their wares by a quayside, the reverse with elegant figures in a park setting, the cover reserved with similar scenes and surmounted by a gilt finial, the scroll handle embellished with a gilt trellis and foliate motif, the spout gilt, 22.5cm high, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, gilt numeral 29. to both (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Herbert Pick Collection, Amsterdam, to 1956

    Literature:
    Ulrich Pietsch, Passion for Meissen (2010), no. 96
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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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    101 New Bond Street
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    United Kingdom
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