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Meissen Teapot and Cover


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Dates Circa 1745
Medium Porcelain
Origin Germany
Description A Meissen teapot and cover of bullet-shaped form with a wishbone handle and shell thumb piece with gilt decoration, the beast's head spout is also delicately embellished with gilt. The body is finely painted with a continuous scene of busy merchants on quaysides.

10.5cm to tip of finial
19.5cm from spout and across handle
Condition Cover restored and a chip to flange of teapot filled.