31 March 2016
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN OZIER-MOLDED FOOTED CREAM-POT AND COVER AND A MEISSEN PORCELAIN FIGURAL MUSTARD-POT AND COVER
THE CREAM-POT CIRCA 1745, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK; THE MUSTARD-POT CIRCA 1760, FAINT BLUE CROSSED SWORDS, MODELED BY J.J. KÄNDLER
The cream-pot with applied branch feet and flowers, the mustard-pot modeled on the knees of a gentleman
5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm) high, the cream-pot; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high, the mustard-pot
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection (the cream-pot).
With Marshall Field & Co., Chicago (paper label); bequest of Frances Oliver, Birmingham, 1972 (the mustard-pot).
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G. Andrews & L. Cole, Porcelain from the Frances Oliver Collection, Alabama, 1980, p. 31 (the mustard-pot).
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