31 March 2008
A KASSEL FOLIATE CRESS-STRAINER AND STAND
CIRCA 1770, UNDERGLAZE BLUE LION RAMPANT MARKS, IMPRESSED I MARKS
Spirally-moulded to simulate petals, painted in puce with loose bouquets and scattered flower-sprays, the stand supported on three leaf-moulded scroll feet, within lobed gilt line rims (slight wear to gilt rims)
The stand 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide
Anon., sale Sotheby's Zürich, 1 June 1994, lot 178.
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For a Vincennes compotiers gauffrés, from which the moulded design was derived, see T. Préaud and A. Faÿ-Hallé, Porcelaines de Vincennes, Grand Palais October 1977-January 1978 Exhibition Catalogue (Paris, 1997), p. 42, pls. 66 & 67.
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