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Bowl with flat ajouré handles, cover with artichoke finial decorated with bird on branch with flowers, bowl decorated in like style on white ground.

Marks

Crossed swords in underglaze blue

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, Bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, about 1735

Dimensions

Overall: 13.2 x 26 x 18.4 cm (5 3/16 x 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2029a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain