Exquisite Antique "carl Thieme" Dresden "marie Antoinette" Pierced Basket ~ Mint
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Exquisite Antique "carl Thieme" Dresden "marie Antoinette" Pierced Basket ~ Mint:
Being offered is an ExquisiteAntiqueCirca 1900"Carl Thieme" Dresden "Marie Antoinette" LargePierced Basket ~ Made In Potshappel, Saxony, Germany. Thismagnificent hand-paintedpiece features vibrant pink roses embellished with latticework and a band ofleaves done in raised gold gilt, the sides of the bowlare decorated with goldscrollwork formed into cartouchesadorned withthree large pink rosesand pierced panelsbeautified with multi-floral sprays, the delicatetwisted handles arenicely decorated with intricate gold detailing. The initials MA (Marie Antoinette)are found in the center which are decorated withdelicate pink roses & blue flowers. This was obviously a cabinet piece used for display only based on the condition whichis MINTwith no chips, cracks, crazing or restorationsshowing no utensil marks, scratches, wear to the floral decoration or loss of gold. It stands 2 1/2" tall, 11 3/4" x 8 1/4" in diameter. Please note that i will be starting this sale at an extremely low price as i always do with !!!