An extremely rare and complete Nymphenburg Rechaud

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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.

Circa 1765

Impressed shield marks and underglaze blue mark to the underside of the fuel vessel and the wick support.

Provenance
Prince Hohenlohe-Shillingsfurst. Alfred Ziffer, Nymphenburger Porzellan, Sammlung Bauml Collection, 1997, p. 251, no. 737.

Dimensions
Height when assembled and complete: 13 1/2 ins. (34 1/2 cms.)

Item No. 1533

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