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Pounce pot

German
19th century
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

7.94 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1985.77

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels and gold. Barrel-shaped pounce pot is divided into three horizontal registers by stave-like gold bands. Middle register has landscapes separated by three coats of arms; top and bottom registers each have three landscapes in cartouches on medium blue ground decorated with gilt fleur-de-lis. Top is gilt and pierced with holes.

Markings

Mark: on base, in underglaze blue: AR in script

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus