• Meissen porcelain teapot, ‘Cats and Dogs’, c. 1830
  • Meissen porcelain teapot, ‘Cats and Dogs’, c. 1830
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Meissen porcelain teapot, ‘Cats and Dogs’, c. 1830.

An extraordinary and rare Meissen porcelain teapot and cover, c. 1830. The globular body, moulded to one side, with a group of three cats, on a grassy mound; the other side, with a St. Bernard. A squirrel sits beneath the spout, eating a nut, whilst a parrot is perched next to the scroll handle.
The rest of the teapot is moulded with ducks in flight, and butterflies. All coloured in vibrant enamels.
Having a similarly decorated cover, surmounted by a bird finial.

Crossed swords mark in underglaze blue, and impressed model number to the base.

Medium: Porcelain

Height: 10.5 cm, 4 1/8”.

Width: 17 cm, 6 5/8”.

Depth: 10 cm, 4”.

Condition: Excellent.