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A VOLKSTEDT BULLET-SHAPED ARMORIAL TEAPOT AND A COVER

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PERIOD: 18th century

VOLKSTEDT BULLET-SHAPED ARMORIAL TEAPOT AND A COVER CIRCA 1780, UNDERGLAZE BLUE PITCHFORK MARK Painted in purpurmalerei with a coat-of-arms of an oval shield decorated with a tower below three birds, flanked by lions and surmounted by a coronet, supported on a acanthus-scroll plinth, the reverse with a loose bouquet and scattered flower-sprays, the domed cover with berry finial 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) high Lot Notes 'Volkstedter Porzellan, 1760-1800', Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg Rudolstadt Exhibition Catalogue, (1999), p. 189 for a tête-à-tête decorated with this coat-of-arms.

PRIX: $1200

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