A Meissen KPM silver-gilt-mounted oval sugar box and cover, circa 1723-25. Estimate £8,000 – 12,000 (€10,000 – 15,000). Photo: Bonhams.
Each side with a chinoiserie scene within a gilt scrollwork quatrelobe cartouche edge with iron-red and purple foliate scrollwork, divided by sprays of indianische Blumen, the domed cover with a similar large scene depicting a seated figure smoking a pipe and tending a kettle on a brazier, within a band of gilt scroll- and strapwork, the silver-gilt mounts marked for Elias Adam, Augsburg, 12cm long, K.P.M. and crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, gilt K to both
BONHAMS. FINE EUROPEAN CERAMICS AND GLASS INCLUDING PAPERWEIGHTS, 26 Nov 2014 13:00 GMT – LONDON, NEW BOND STREET