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Auction: Auction 21.11.2005
was auctioned on: 21 November 2005
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Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000
ca. US$12,144 - US$17,349
Price realised:  £4,800
ca. US$8,327
Lot number 25, Views: 21

A BÖTTGER HAUSMALEREI TEABOWL AND SAUCER THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1715-20, THE DECORATION CIRCA 1720-25 Painted in Schwarzlot enriched with Sgraffito lines, almost certainly by Ignaz Preissler , the teabowl with a continuous scene of an estuary meeting the sea, the sea littered with galleons, the shore with three figures at discussion, the estuary with figures and trees on one bank, the other bank with a large schloss by a fortified city, the interior with a galleon and ships, the saucer with dilapidated fortifications on an island in an estuary with ships and galleons, the distant shore with further fortifications, the foreground with trees and figures unloading a boat, the cloudy sky with a quartered coat of arms surmounted by two helmets flanked by mantling (teabowl with extensive wear to interior, slight chipping and sanding to footrim, rim slightly ground, minute wear to enamels and slight wear to gilding, saucer with area of wear to arms and one boat, further minute wear)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 21.11.2005
Date of the auction: 21 Nov 2005
Address: Christie's
London, King Street