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A VOLKSTEDT SILVER-MOUNTED BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER

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PERIOD: 18th century

A VOLKSTEDT SILVER-MOUNTED BULLET-SHAPED TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARKS TO COVER AND BASE, IMPRESSED S MARK TO BASE, FRENCH IMPORT MARK TO SILVER MOUNT Painted in puce cama´eu, each side with figures in harbour scenes on gilt rococo scroll half-cartouches, with a bird's head spout and double-scroll handle moulded with a waved form cresting, the silver-mounted neck cast to form an everted rim, with a flower-spray finial (minor chipping to petals and leaves of finial, slight wear to gilding) 4╝ in. (10.8 cm.) high

PRIX: $2000

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