17 June 2003
A RARE FAMILLE ROSE 'VETUMNUS AND POMONA' SAUCER-DISH
Enamelled at the centre with Vertumnus, disguised as an old woman, entreating Pomona who holds a basket of flowers, with a rotund Cupid watching with a gilt flaming heart in his hand, all within delicate grisaille and gilt scrolling lotus in the well and a narrow band of hatched-pattern with four lotus cartouches at the rim, short rim hairlines
8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam.
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