A Meissen ‘Elements’ Ewer Emblematic of Water, Circa 1860


Germany, Circa 1860


Marked with Blue Crossed Swords


After the model by J.J. Kändler, with shell-moulded spout, the handle formed as reeds entwined with a pink ribbon, surmounted by a winged putto, the neck painted with scattered insects, the lower part moulded in low relief with ships, a fish tail and a tortoise, applied with Neptune in a shell, a mermaid and hippocampi, the foot applied with two dolphins


Height: 24.5″, Width: 16″, Depth: 8″


Excellent Condition