Sale 21BG01 | Lot 4

Böttger White Porcelain Teapot and Cover

Catalogue: The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain
Böttger White Porcelain Teapot and Cover

Lot Details

Lot 4
Böttger White Porcelain Teapot and Cover
Circa 1715
In the manner of blanc-de-chine, the barrel form with high loop handle, the curved spout issuing from the gaping jaws of a scaly serpent, the domed cover with a pierced ball finial, applied front and back and to the cover with flowering chrysanthemum sprays, the spout interior set with a pierced metal strainer.
Height 5 1/4 inches, width overall 6 inches.

Provenance:
Sotheby's, Zurich, 26 June 1971, lot 15.

For a similar teapot and cover from the Hanley Collection, see Sotheby's, London, 15 May 2014, lot 119. This pot previously sold Phillips, London, 7th December 1994, lot 19. Another example of a teapot of this form with identical applied molding was sold at Sotheby's, Zurich, on 26th June 1971, lot 15. A flask with the same decoration is illustrated by Ernst Zimmermann, Meissner Porzellan, pl. 83.


C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $9,450 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Minor chip to spout and base, nicks to finial.


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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $9,450 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Sarah Belk Gambrell Collection of European Porcelain

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