An extremely rare and complete Nymphenburg Rechaud
An extremely rare and complete Nymphenburg Rechaud or food warmer, probably modelled by Johann B. Haringer. The front featuring a triple arcaded opening to the interior where the silvershaped vessel for the fuel is placed, complete with the ceramic wick support. Surmounted with a Phoenix with outspread wings rising from the flames.
Impressed shield marks and underglaze blue mark to the underside of the fuel vessel and the wick support.
Prince Hohenlohe-Shillingsfurst. Alfred Ziffer, Nymphenburger Porzellan, Sammlung Bauml Collection, 1997, p. 251, no. 737.
Height when assembled and complete: 13 1/2 ins. (34 1/2 cms.)
Item No. 1533