PAVEL JANAK (1882 - 1956); ARTEL
Rare Cubist coffee and tea service for six, Czechoslovakia, ca. 1910: coffee pot, teapot, sugar, creamer, six cups, and six saucers; Glazed and gilt earthenware; Red Artel mark to teapot and sugar, five saucers impressed 744, coffee pot impressed 740 A, creamer impressed 745, tea cups impressed 743; Largest: 8 1/2" x 7" x 4 1/2"
Sale Price: $15,000
Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Overall very good condition. Some light wear and minor scratches to gilding throughout. Minute fleck to edge of lids of sugar, coffee pot, and creamer. Tight 1" hairline to inner rim of coffee pot lid. Minor 1/4" professionally restored chip to rim of sugar.