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A BÖTTGER BLACK GLAZED RED STONEWARE SAKE-FLASK AND COVER

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Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000
ca. US$40,440 - US$60,660
Price realised:  £26,900
ca. US$54,392
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A BÖTTGER BLACK GLAZED RED STONEWARE SAKE-FLASK AND COVER
CIRCA 1711-1715
A BÖTTGER BLACK GLAZED RED STONEWARE SAKE-FLASK AND COVER CIRCA 1711-1715 Of square section, with a bulbous body and slender neck, glazed to simulate Oriental lacquer and embellished in a metalic reddish brown with flowering branches, the stems and flowerheads with fine Sgraffito hatching, below a border on the neck with a diaper band between gilt lines and with pendant gilt husks below, the cover with a gilt line rim and a baluster knop finial with a gilt-fluted tip (minute wear) 9¾ in. (24.9 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain
Date of the auction: 11 Dec 2007
Address: Christie's
11 December 2007, London, King Street