Meissen porcelain sucrier and cover. Painted with insects, c. 1740.

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A fine Meissen porcelain sucrier and cover, c. 1740. The sucrier finely painted with a study of a moth, and other insects. The domed, gilt lined cover, similarly decorated, and surmounted with an elaborate floral finial.
Underglaze blue crossed swords mark to the slightly recessed base, within a broad unglazed foot.
Diameter – 11 cm, 4 3/8”.
Height – 10.5 cm, 4 1/8”.
Condition – Excellent. No damage. No restoration.

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