A MEISSEN LARGE CIRCULAR DISH FROM THE 'GELBER LOWE' SERVICE, AND A MEISSEN KAKIEMON COFFEE POT AND COVER, CIRCA 1735-45
A MEISSEN LARGE CIRCULAR DISH FROM THE 'GELBER LOWE' SERVICE, AND A MEISSEN KAKIEMON COFFEE POT AND COVER, CIRCA 1735-45
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Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A MEISSEN LARGE CIRCULAR DISH FROM THE 'GELBER LOWE' SERVICE, AND A MEISSEN KAKIEMON COFFEE POT AND COVER, CIRCA 1735-45

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A MEISSEN LARGE CIRCULAR DISH FROM THE 'GELBER LOWE' SERVICE, AND A MEISSEN KAKIEMON COFFEE POT AND COVER, CIRCA 1735-45

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,750USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A MEISSEN LARGE CIRCULAR DISH FROM THE 'GELBER LOWE' SERVICE, AND A MEISSEN KAKIEMON COFFEE POT AND COVER, CIRCA 1735-45


each painted in Kakiemon style with a tiger curling round a blue bamboo shoot facing flowering prunus branches issuing from a tree-stump, crossed swords mark in underglaze blue, K[önigliche]•H[of]•K[onditorei]• pantry mark in purple enamel, impressed numeral 22; the coffee pot of lobed form, painted with the 'Three Friends of Winter' pattern, with prunus, pine and bamboo issuing from rockwork, crossed swords mark in underglaze blue.

height of coffee pot 8 ½ in.; diameter of dish 13 ⅛ in.

21.6 cm ; 33.3 cm

Condition Report

In overall good condition, some minor patches of glaze wear and very minor scattered flaking. The branch finial of cover of teapot with some small chips flaking to green enamel. The cover with a brown enamel rim but the flowers appear to match with main body.


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

Coffee pot: Guest & Gray London, bearing label 

Catalogue Note

Sotheby’s Scientific Research department used non-invasive XRF for this lot to screen the green enamel for chromium, which was not detected.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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