A Meissen chinoiserie teapot and cover, circa 1723-24 - Sotheby's
of squat globular form, the curved spout moulded with a mask terminal, painted each side painted with a chinoiserie scene with two figures, within a gilt scrollwork cartouche filled with Böttger lustre and edged with iron-red scrolls, the spout, handle and cover painted with indianische Blumen, K.P.M and crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, gilder's numeral 14 to base and cover, (knop slighly trimmed). Quantité: 2; 11.9cm, 4 3/4 in high. Estimation: 30,000 - 40,000 GBP
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR TONIO AND MAY VON RIEDEMANN
PROVENANCE: Dr Tonio and May von Riedemann
Thence by descent
LITTERATURE: E.Caviglia (1992), pp. 100-103.
Sotheby's. Collections. London | 30 avr. 2013 - www.sothebys.com