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FINE AND RARE PAIR OF ROUGE DE FER GLAZED PORCELAIN JARS AND COVERS

Description

Of beautiful ovoid form with cap shaped covers.  Decorated overall with ornate floral tendrils and roundels in white, set against a bright rouge de fer/ coral toned ground. 
Height with covers: 11 inches (28 cm.)
Ex: Private Collection (acquired in England in the 1990’s)
Ex: Sassoon Collection
One cover with traces of an old European inventory mark to the underside.
Virtually identical jars and covers are in important private and museum collections including the Zwinger  Museum, Dresden; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and the Kainer Collection, Berlin (early 20th century collection).

 

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