Antique Rams Head Porcelain White and Gold Fish Bowl Planter Volkstedter Germany Ca 1915
Very unique footed oval bowl with a sculpture of Rams head that located at either end . The body is accented with molded gold roses garland and a French bows. The top of the bowl surrounded with molded gold oak leaves. The bowl resides on the rectangular pedestal with jeweled gold beads. This bowl was made by earliest famous German / Thuringia porcelain manufacture Aelteste Volkstedter that worked in the tradition of the 18th Century. Underneath is a manufacture stamp in blue that was used from 1915 till 1936.
Previous owner turned it to cache pot with attached inside flower frog.
The piece stands 6.5" tall and measures 12.5'' from handle to handle, 8.75'' L open , 3.25'' deep and 5.75'' wide at widest.
CONDITION: Very good condition, considering its age. However, item is 100 +years old, and has some minor imperfections, like couple missing gold roses , minor internal hairline and signs of use, that do not take the beauty of this art. Please, enlarge the photos and study them as a part of description .
This gorgeous unique fish bowl displays beautifully and would look great at any place and get everyone attention!
Antique Porcelain White and Gold Cachepot Planter Rams Head Volkstedter Germany Ca 1915