A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740
A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740
A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740
A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740
A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740
A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740
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A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A RARE MEISSEN HAUSMALER SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED COFFEE POT AND COVER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1720, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1740


attributed to the workshop of Johann Friedrich Metzsch, Bayreuth, molded in relief with flowering branches picked out in enamels, painted below the spout in purple camaïeu with a boar hunt scene, with similar oval landscapes on either side within a gilt-cartouche, with gilt-trellis work to the rim and spout, the chained mounted domed cover with relief molded flowers, the mounts later.

Height: 7⅝ in.

19.4 cm

Condition Report

Some wear to the gilding overall, particularly on the high points. Otherwise in good condition


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 12, 2002, lot 121

Röbbig München, June 2006

Literature

Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 338, p. 661, illus.

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