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Property of a Private West Coast Collector

A Meissen Teapot and a Cover in the form of a Cockerel, Circa 1735

Lot Closed

October 17, 05:07 PM GMT

Estimate

5,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A Meissen Teapot and a Cover in the form of a Cockerel, Circa 1735


modelled by J. J. Kändler, outstretched, it's mouth forming the spout, its tail feathers forming the handle, its feathers vibrantly painted and gilded, the top with two gilt scrollwork motifs flanking the cover with a dog finial painted with Kakiemon flower sprigs, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue


length 7 3/8 in., 18.8 cm

Collection of Eduard Wallach, Christie's New York, April 23, 1998, lot 225 (part);

Brian Haughton, London

Sotheby's Scientific Research department used noninvasive XRF for this lot to screen the green enamel for chromium, which was not detected.