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Flattened ball with large handle and short spout. Domed cover with ball finial, orange top. Applied floral design on surbase, shoulder and cover, in rose, blue, green & yellow. Birds, butterflies & insects painted on body; flowers & drops on handle & spout, decorative bands around rim of cover &...

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Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

German, about 1720

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

9.68 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.685a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration; silver mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain