19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens

Presenting a beautiful Royal Bayreuth Bavarian pottery vase featuring two romantically envisioned hand painted scenes of maidens assisted by putti in bringing in the harvest on each side.

In one scene, a maiden in flowing neoclassical draped robes is considering a bunch of grapes as her diminutive helper lolls near a basket of grapes. In the other, the putti wields a tiny scythe as the maiden holds a sheath of wheat aloft. Each scene is separated by a tree. Gilt trim at foot and lip.

The unusual tapestry technique was created by pressing canvas into the wet clay after molding to leave a textural impression. After firing and glazing, these were skilfully hand painted by artisans able to create fine detail on the uneven surface. The result gives a unique painting-like quality to the piece.

This vase is absolutely charming in its own right or would also be an interesting addition to add range to a Bavarian scenic pottery collection.

Measures 7 1/2" high, 3 1/4 in diameter. In very good antique condition, with very minor rubbing to gilt, no cracks, or chips. There is a tiny, almost imperceptible, bubble in the glaze under the grass under the feet of the wheat harvesting maiden.

Item ID: SK-81501

19th c hand painted Royal Bayreuth Bavarian Tapestry Vase with Maidens

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