Meissen Porcelain Hausmalerei 'Fels Und Vogel' Teapot and Cover
The porcelain circa 1725-30, blue crossed swords and dot mark, the decoration attributed to the workshop of F.J. Ferner circa 1745
Of globular form with loop handle, the domed cover with a gilt ball finial, the curved spout with a mask terminal, painted in underglaze blue and enriched with gold-Malerei and colored enamels, each side with a bird in flight by berried shrubs issuing from rockwork, the cover similarly decorated.
Height 6 1/2 inches, width overall 7 inches.
For a slightly variant example, see Christie's, London, 5 July 2004, lot 34. For a composite service in this pattern including a teapot, see Christie's, New York,
23 May 2002, lot 280. Also see Sotheby's, New York, 27 October 2001, lot 5.
C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell
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