Here is one of a pair of pieces that could be called either a tray or perhaps a basket with low reticulated sides or gallery. The mate is also available. It is twelve and a half inches long and the pierced sides are only two and a half inches high. A very similar basket with identical handles is shown as plate 210 in the book illustrating the Bauml collection of antique Nymphenburg porcelains. The large flat bottom allowed the decorator a wide area for applying the floral decoration, which includes a magnificent tulip and a pair of yellow roses among other flowers and leaves, all bursting with exuberant life. The colors remind me of the softer French colors rather than the bolder palette that is often seen in German porcelain of the eighteenth century. There is no damage, but several flaws remain from the firing—small pits and cracks to the reticulations, etc. The early factory mark is shown.


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ITEM ID
C496
TYPE
Bone China, Ceramics, Decorative, Porcelain
COLOR
White
CREATOR
Nymphenburg
STYLE
Rococo
ORIGIN
Germany • German
PURPOSE
Platters, Trays
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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18thc Nymphenburg Basket / Tray Decorated with Flowers, C1770 Antique German Porcelain

$950

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