Rarely seen this exquisite Limoges Tankard (Pitcher/Ewer) is signed by the very collectable & talented artist 'Yvonne Klapec', beautifully handpainted with her Signature Roses- Cream Yellow, Soft Lavender (Purple/Violet), & Dazzling Apricot. Enchanting, this wonderful piece is also bears the image of Boreas, The God of the North Wind (The Romans identified Boreas as Aquilo) at its spout as well as the ever popular magnificent dragon-shaped carved handle! The unique carved elements in this piece, as well as the meticulously painted Victorian floral art work, makes this a highly sought after collectible! The delicate art style and the unique 'Apricot / Peach' colored Rose compositions are very similar to Ester ( E. ) Miler artwork. Sure to take center-stage in your Art-ware Porcelain collection!
Note: BOREAS was the purple-winged god of the north wind, one of the four directional Anemoi (wind-gods). He was also the god of winter, who swept down from the cold northern mountains of Thrake, chilling the air with his icy breath.
Size: 11.5" T x 6.5" W
Condition: Excellent- No Chips, Cracks, Or Repairs.
Mark/ Age: Pouyat France 1890-1900
(For references see:Mary Gaston's Encyclopedia of Limoges China; Marks on German, Bohemian, & Austrian Porcelain 1710-present)
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