Large Antique Schlierwald Porcelain Figural Compote 1800's Dresden Germany
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Large Antique Schlierwald Porcelain Figural Compote 1800's Dresden Germany:
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This is a large early Schlierwald figural compote, Dresden. Made inGermany circa1817 - 1890. The underside of the base in marked with a crown over a shield with three spear heads in blue with golden laurels on each side and the number 1817 below, Made in Germany stamp in blue under glaze. Unbelivable details abound!! A yound boy and girl, dressed in 18th century attire, surrounded by a plethera of fantastic colorful flowers, pick golden fruit from the hanging branches ofa tree.The girl works the lower branches as the boy uses a ladder to get the higher hung fruit. Thier dog sets at the base of tree as if waiting for a fallen fruit. Overhead is the reticulated bowl with colorful flowers. Inside the bowl are more painted flowers. The piece measurements areapproximatly 17-1/8" tall. The bowl is 11-1/2" wide x 4-1/8" deep. The base is 7-3/8" wide. I have examined the piece and have found what may beone small chip in the purple rose petal. It could have been there forever but I thought I would mention it. The pictures tell the condition better than anything. I have more pictures so if your interested let me know.
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