Meissen Teapot and Cover with Scenes

— c.1740

A Meissen teapot and cover finely decorated with a continuous European landscape, the wishbone handle and the animal spout embellished with gilt details.

12 cm high, 20 cm wide spout to handle.



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Kauffahrtei scenes of merchants and their wares by a quayside is not unusual in this period of Meissen’s production. But the addition of monuments and buildings to the background, providing a more topographical feel, and the cover decorated with similar scenes in miniature, certainly makes this piece more interesting.