St Cloud Teapot and Cover

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An extremely rare and highly important St. Cloud teapot and cover, of shouldered baluster form, the shoulder and base moulded with gadrooning, the spout and the thumbpiece of the scrolled handle formed as a bird’s head, the middle of the teapot decorated in underglaze blue with a formal lambrequin design, the domed cover with similar design.

Circa 1720 – 30

Height: 5 ins (12.5cms)

Provenance: The Jean Bloch Collection sold at auction in Paris, Palais Galliera. 2nd Dec. Lot 147. 1961.

Item No. 871

 

 

 

 

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