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A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED BALUSTER MUSTARD-POT AND COVER

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Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$3,162 - US$4,743
Price realised:  £4,500
ca. US$7,114
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A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED BALUSTER MUSTARD-POT AND COVER
CIRCA 1740-42, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S C. TO BASE AND COVER, THE CONTEMPORARY FRENCH SILVER MOUNTS WITH DECHARGE FOR 1744-50
A MEISSEN SILVER-MOUNTED BALUSTER MUSTARD-POT AND COVER CIRCA 1740-42, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, GILDER'S C. TO BASE AND COVER, THE CONTEMPORARY FRENCH SILVER MOUNTS WITH DECHARGE FOR 1744-50 With a bearded satyr's mask spout and a double scroll handle, one side painted with merchants on a quayside, the other with figures in parkland, within gilt diaper-pattern scrolling quatrefoil cartouches surrounded by scattered sprigs and deutsche Blumen , the cover with a continuous scene of merchants and travellers in a landscape below a richly-gilt pinecone finial (ground footrim chip, very minor wear to gilding and enamels) 6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Glass, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 29 Nov 2011
Address: Christie's
29 November 2011, London, King Street