BÖTTGER STONEWARE TEAPOT AND COVER,
Meissen, model by Johann Jacob Irminger, c. 1710.
Reddish-brown, polished stoneware with unpolished relief elements. Of octagonal, conical form with curved spout with eagle head and curved handle. With a cartouche with unpolished crowned coat of arms in the field between the handle attachments, the field above the spout with a mask issuing a connecting support to the spout. The polished cover with palmette finial. Potter's mark: five-pointed star incised below the attachment of the handle.
H 10 cm. D 10.5 cm. Old repair to the handle (Lepke auction, 1925 "gekittet" (cemented)).