German porcelain mounted gilt and silvered bronze casket

$18,500.00

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A large and impressive Berlin gilt and silvered bronze mounted porcelain casket.  Surmounted by a rocaille handle flanked by putti herms, the cover applied with four silvered cornucopia, painted all over in the manner of Watteau with courting couples, the two front corners applied with putti-form supports and with a gaping mask escutcheon.

19th century.

Underglaze-blue sceptre mark.

Dimensions
Height: 14 1/4"   (36 cm)
Width: 15"          (38 cm)
Depth: 10 3/4"   (27 cm)