London, South Kensington
6 November 2007
A GERMAN FAYENCE POLYCHROME TWO-HANDLED SHAPED OVAL TUREEN AND A COVER
MID 18TH CENTURY, BAYREUTH
Of silver form with fruit and leaf finial, painted in petit feu palette with loose bouquest of flowers amongst scattered sprigs, below a brown-line rim
10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) wide
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Another tureen of this type in the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich is illustrated by F. H. Hofmann, Geschichte der Bayreuther Fayencefabrik (Augsburg, 1928), fig. 90.
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