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A KLOSTER VEILSDORF BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER

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PERIOD: 18th century

KLOSTER VEILSDORF BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER CIRCA 1770-75, UNDERGLAZE BLUE CV MONOGRAM, SIGNED Stockmar IN PUCE Painted by Stockmar with two equestrian scenes of figures a in landscape, the cover with lesser landscape vignettes, within puce mosaic-pattern borders edged with gilt scrolls, the scroll handle, bud finial and scroll-moulded spout richly-gilt (faint hairline cracks around finial, a faint crack extending from a firing fault to lower handle terminal, slight rubbing to gilding) 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high Provenance With René Simmermacher, Zürich, from whom it was acquired on 19th June 2002 Anon., sale Metz Heidelberg, 20th 0ctober 2001, lot 725. Lot Notes See Helmut Scherf, Thüringer Porzellan (Leipzig, 1980), no. 121 for a chinoiserie coffee-pot of similar form, and no. 118 for a thread-stand with a similar border

PRIX: $8000

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