A pair of conical blue and white lidded coffeepots
After an English silver prototype from circa 1735. The bird head spout goes back to a Meissen example from circa 1725-1740. The strongly curved handle scalloped. The body with a decoration of flowers.
H. 28 / 28.3 cm
D. Howard & J. Ayers, China for the West, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London and New York 1978, Vol. I, page 275, no. 272 for an identical model without lid and a decoration of three European figures by a table inside a medallion.