A PAIR OF MEISSEN KAKIEMON PISTOL-SHAPED CUTLERY HANDLES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735
 A PAIR OF MEISSEN KAKIEMON PISTOL-SHAPED CUTLERY HANDLES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735
 A PAIR OF MEISSEN KAKIEMON PISTOL-SHAPED CUTLERY HANDLES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735
 A PAIR OF MEISSEN KAKIEMON PISTOL-SHAPED CUTLERY HANDLES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735
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A PAIR OF MEISSEN KAKIEMON PISTOL-SHAPED CUTLERY HANDLES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

A PAIR OF MEISSEN KAKIEMON PISTOL-SHAPED CUTLERY HANDLES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

Lot Sold:1,875USD

Lot Details

Description

A PAIR OF MEISSEN KAKIEMON PISTOL-SHAPED CUTLERY HANDLES THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1735


each painted with an iron-red winged dragon in flight above flowering branches issuing from a tree stump, fitted with a metal collar and either a French steel blade or a three-tined fork.

Length of handles: 3¼ in.

8.2 cm

Condition Report

Both in good condition. The fork with very slight wear where the mount is fitted.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Sotheby's London, June 29, 1982, lot 57

Christie's London, July 8, 2002, lot 58

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 243, p. 515, illus.

Selected Meissen and Other Ceramics from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold
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