A Berlin KPM porcelain set of three teapots with snake handles

A Berlin KPM porcelain set of three teapots with snake handles

Model recorded as "glatt Theepott mit umwundene Schlange als Henkel und Schnaupe". Of oval form entwined with snakes in relief resting on figural shafts. The original lids with lotus flower finials. Blue sceptre mark, brown sword. H 27.5, 21.2, and 16 cm.
1806 - 20.

Provenance

Dorotheum Vienna, 17th/18th April 2013, lot 1117.

Literature

Cf. Wittwer (ed.) Raffinesse & Eleganz, Berlin 2007, illus. 69, with two of these teapots imitating an earlier Sèvres model described as "Oeuf et serpent".

Lot 30 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
12.500 €