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Meissen ormolu mounted tureen

Meissen “Eichhornchen” patter circular tureen and cover mounted in early Louis XVI ormolu as a centerpiece. The Porcelain circa 1735, painted on the front and reverse of the tureen(handles removed) and across the cover(rim reduced) in a kakiemon palette of iron-red, blue, turquoise, yellow and black with a “flying fox” above a squirrel nibbling grapes from a vine traversing two bamboo-bound hedges. Mounted with two bacchic satyrs masks and loop handles. The cover mounted with an ormolu bud and leaf knop, the rim with a plain ormolu border. The footrim is mounted in ormolu with a reeded circular surround supported on three satyrs mask and hooved legs above a triangular base.


The Walters art Gallery, “European Pottery and Porcelain of the XVIII century from Maryland private collections” Baltimore, Maryland June 4 thru October 16th, 1948.

The Baltimore Museum of Art, anonymous loan, June 24, 1965 to October 2, 1969.

Height (ins.): 14.5     
Origin: Germany and France     Period: Transitional



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