A very rare Meissen Twin Handled Ecuelle, Cover and Stand

Meissen Ecuelle Butterflies

A very rare Meissen Twin Handled Ecuelle, Cover and Stand, the plain turned circular form applied with rococo scrolled handles at either side, painted with brightly coloured butterflies in flight and other smaller butterflies. The domed cover with flower finial.

Circa 1738-40

Marks
Crossed swords marks in underglaze blue to the underside.

 

Dimensions
Diameter of stand: 7 ins. (18 cms.)
Diameter of the vessel without the handles: 4 3/4 ins. (12 cms.)

Item No. 1556

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