Large And Impressive Meissen Ornithological Charger

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Large Meissen Charger, painted with a Cockerel. Dukes de Tallyrand

 

A large and impressive Meissen Ornithological Charger, boldly painted with a brightly coloured cockerel, its wings dramatically open and plumage fully displayed, watching a Jay perched up in a tree, the ozier moulded border painted with three butterflies and ladybirds.

Circa:    1745

Diameter: 16 ¾ ins

Mark: Crossed swords mark in underglaze blue and impressed numeral 67

Provenance:  From the collection of the Ducs de Talleyrand

Item No. 641

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